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Student Awards 2017

May 2, 2017

During spring 2017 Student Awards Ceremony, numerous Rockingham Community College students received awards and recognition for their academic excellence, commitment, service, leadership, and contributions to the college and to their communities.

Student Organization Awards

Outstanding Service Award for RCC Art Club : Kirsten Willoghby

Outstanding Service as Officers of the RCC Criminal Justice Club: Lavonne Knight, Josel Rios, Kandus Stanely, Macey Tucker

Distinguished Student Leadership Award RCC Early Childhood Education Club: Jennifer Miller, Stacy Thomas

Outstanding Member of the RCC Science Club: Heaven Potter

Institutional Awards and Recognition for Academic Achievement

Outstanding Academic Achievement in Early Childhood Education: Brittany Creech, Stacy Thomas, Nancy Villalobos.

Outstanding Associate in Fine Arts Student: Zachariah Johnson

The Phil and Peggy Link Emerging Artist Award: Alaina Nichole Smith

Distinguished Student in Humanities and Social Sciences: Jessica Villanueva

Distinguished Student in Math and Science: Chirung Desai

Outstanding Associate in Arts Graduate: India Tisdale

Outstanding Associate in Science Graduate: Amanda Currie

Outstanding Student in Health and Physical Education: Alexander Villa

Outstanding Student in BDF Technology: Dan Gamache

Outstanding Student in Computer-Integrated Machining: Sean Petraglia

Outstanding Student in Electrical Systems Technology: Brittany Murphy

Outstanding Student in Electronics Engineering Technology: Joe Overcash

Outstanding Student in HVAC Technology: Walter Guerra

Outstanding Student in Welding Technology: Steven Rutherford

Outstanding Student in Career College Program: Amber Howell

Outstanding Student in Effective Teacher Training Program: Felicia Woods

North Carolina Community College System Recognition for Academic Excellence

Nominees for the award: Samuel Hawell, Grace Smith, Jennifer Stegall

Academic Excellence Award Recipient: Olga Diaz-Rios

ALL-USA/ Coca-Cola Academic Team Nominee: Grace Smith

Intercollegiate Student Athlete Recognition

NJCAA All-Academic First Team: Jack Witner

NJCAA All-Academic Second Team: Caroline Webster

NJCAA All-Academic Third Team: Natalie Horton

RCC Outstanding Female Student-Athlete: Natalie Horton

RCC Outstanding Male Student-Athlete: Jack Witner

Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities

Brittany Craig, Selena Dillard, Natalie Horton, Jean Nguyen, Margaret Peele, Heaven Potter, Savannah Powell, Grace Smith, Jonathan Williamson, Jack Witner.


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