Outstanding students honored at annual award ceremonies
05.10.2016 | By Andrea Vasquez
Each semester, San Jacinto College faculty and student organizations highlight student accomplishments at an award ceremony held on each San Jacinto College. The student award ceremonies are sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and Activities.
Left: South Campus student and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Alpha Gamma Zeta chapter president, Tabitha Tufts (right), received the 2016 Student Leader of the Year award for her efforts in organizing various PTK events at the College and with local community organizations. Also pictured: Daniel Byars, San Jacinto College South Campus Office of Student Engagement and Activities coordinator. Photo credit: Andrea Vasquez, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.
Center: Central Campus student Johnny Zuniga (right) is the recipient of the 2016 Amanda Rose Student of the Year award. Also pictured: Amanda Rose, San Jacinto College Central Campus Office of Student Engagement and Activities coordinator. Photo credit: Scott Scarborough.
Right: The Spring 2016 North Outstanding Student Awards winners. Pictured left to right: (front row) Melissa Chance, culinary arts; Karina Tobias, mental health services; Angela Hayes, social and behavioral sciences; Yolanda Owusu-Ansah, health information management; Elizabeth Sanchez, college preparatory math; Katy Lopez, economics; Grecia Benitez, orientation and campus tours; and Jazmine Mitchell, accounting; (second row): Darrion Bell, pharmacy technology; Zoey Hedge, student organization; Angelica Rosales, nursing; Alejandra Lopez, college preparatory; Shania Smith, pastry arts; Daisy Vega, computer information technology; and Audrey Autry, criminal justice; (third row): Leah Cambric, paralegal; Ashley Grundhauser, biological sciences; Celica Avila, paralegal; Xitlallic Andrade, international business and logistics; and Amairani Plata, culinary arts; (back row): Juan Vega, engineering; Gustavo Silva, math; Zachary Gonzales, welding; Martin Covarrubias, esthetics; Jeremy Gonzalez, emerging leader; Isaias Tristan, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration; and Jesse Vega, computer information technology. Photo credit: Rob Vanya, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.