Student veteran recognized at annual student award ceremony
05.07.2015 | By Andrea Vasquez
The San Jacinto College South Campus recently held its annual student awards ceremony, at which Johanna Hunter was widely recognized.
Hunter, an Air Force veteran, received the award for Outstanding Student Organization Leader as president of the Student Veteran Association; Outstanding Student Employee of the Year as a veteran’s center work/study employee; and the Outstanding Student Veteran Award.
“The South Campus Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success Center is very proud of Johanna’s stellar recognition at the 2015 Student Awards Ceremony,” said Eugene Bernard, South Campus veteran success coordinator. Hunter has also coordinated energy industry guest speakers to come talk about workforce opportunities available to veterans, campus donation drives for toiletries and other basic necessities for VA-Inpatients, and is also an Honors Ambassador for the San Jacinto College Honors program.
For more information about San Jacinto College student veteran services or the Centers of Excellence for Veteran Student Success, visit sanjac.edu/veterans.
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.