Students are recognized for their academic and intellectual excellence, leadership abilities and community service
■ Staff Reports / The Valley Chronicle
Four Mt. San Jacinto College students were selected for the All-California Academic Team and were honored in Sacramento at the annual Phi Theta Kappa awards luncheon in March.
Honors students Michael Carrier and Laura Wilson, both of Hemet, and Michelle Krehbiel of Winchester achieved the highest First Team ranking and Michael Hogan of Hemet received Second Team ranking. Students are recognized for their academic and intellectual excellence, leadership abilities and community service. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honors society for two-year colleges. The luncheon was sponsored by the Community College League of California.
Two of the students, Carrier and Wilson, received Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholarships. Carrier received a $1,250 Silver Scholars scholarship, given to students who rank 51 to 100 in the nationwide scholarship selection. Wilson received a $1,000 Bronze Scholars scholarship, awarded to those students that rank 101 to 150 in the nationwide scholarship selection. These two students rank among the top 150 community college students nationwide.
Carrier and Wilson travelled to Nashville for the international PTK Catalyst Convention where they were recognized in the Parade of Scholars event on April 8.