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26 Maricopa Community College Students Named to All-Arizona Academic Teams

February 21, 2014

At its 19th Annual All-Arizona Academic Awards Luncheon, the Phi Theta Kappa organization honored 73 academic all-stars from Arizona Community Colleges including 26 from the Maricopa Community Colleges.

Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) February 21, 2014

At its 19th Annual All-Arizona Academic Awards Luncheon, the Phi Theta Kappa organization honored 73 academic all-stars from Arizona Community Colleges including 26 from the Maricopa Community Colleges.

To be eligible for the award, students must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, be in good academic standing, be working toward an associate’s degree, demonstrate leadership, and interact with their community as a college ambassador.

Students selected as Academic All-Stars in their state are also eligible to be chosen as a national scholar, which includes a feature in the USA Today each spring and eligibility for additional scholarships.

1st Team

Lisette Borja – Estrella Mountain Community College

Shawnie Cahuya – Rio Salado College

Cristian Castro – South Mountain Community College

Michelle Kemeny – Mesa Community College

Sona Malakyan – Gateway Community College

Heather Smyth – Mesa Community College

Kibreab Solomon – Phoenix College

Rebecca Velez – Glendale Community College

2nd Team

Roberta Albinda – Rio Salado College

Sarah Hernandez – Phoenix College

Federica Interrante – Chandler-Gilbert Community College

Linzey Leinart – Chandler-Gilbert Community College

Megan Oleno – Paradise Valley Community College

Jeremy Russeau – South Mountain Community College

Joe Schiavo – Chandler-Gilbert Community College

3rd Team

Nathan Barba – Estrella Mountain Community College

Bryeanna Kelley – Glendale Community College

Krista Lawless – Chandler-Gilbert Community College

Cristian Martinez – Glendale Community College

Ryan McConnaughy – Mesa Community College

Mykaela McFall – Glendale Community College

Zachary Mihalevich – Paradise Valley Community College

Krystal Moody – Scottsdale Community College

Lindsay Tabit – Gateway Community College

Cortni Yorba-Moore – Mesa Community College

Loren Zillman – Scottsdale Community College

About Phi Theta Kappa

The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

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About Maricopa Community Colleges

The Maricopa Community College system is one of the largest in the nation. We are 10 regionally accredited colleges: Chandler-Gilbert, Estrella Mountain (and SouthWest Skill Center), GateWay (and Maricopa Skill Center), Glendale, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Rio Salado, Scottsdale and South Mountain; the system also includes satellite campuses and business/industry, technical and customized training institutes Valley-wide.

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