April 10, 2017
Four Mt. San Jacinto College students were selected for the All-California Academic Team and were honored in Sacramento in March.
Honors students Michael Carrier of Hemet, Laura Wilson of Hemet, and Michelle Krehbiel of Winchester achieved the highest First Team ranking and Michael Hogan of Hemet received Second Team ranking. The annual Phi Theta Kappa awards luncheon was sponsored by the Community College League of California. 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.
Two of the students received Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholarships. Michael Carrier received a $1,250 Silver Scholars scholarship, given to students that ranked 51 to 100 in the nationwide scholarship selection. Laura Wilson received a $1,000 Bronze Scholars scholarship, awarded to those students that ranked 101 to 150 in the nationwide scholarship selection. These two students rank among the top 150 community college students nationwide.
Michael Carrier and Laura Wilson travelled to Nashville for the international PTK Catalyst Convention where they were recognized in the Parade of Scholars event on Saturday, April 8.
Mt. San Jacinto College honors students (left to right) Michael Hogan, Laura Wilson, Michael Carrier and Michelle Krehbiel rank in the first and second teams for the All-California Academic Team.