FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013

Mt. SAC to Honor 20 Students of Distinction

WALNUT, Calif.––– Mt. San Antonio College will honor 20 Students of Distinction at the college's annual awards ceremony and luncheon on Saturday, May 18 at 11:30 a.m. at the Royal Vista Country Club, 20055 E. Colima Road, in Walnut.

This annual award recognizes students for outstanding service to the college, competitive, academic, and personal achievement. Recipients of this year’s Academic Achievement award, who earned a minimum 3.75 GPA, are Ken Vittayarukskul of El Monte, Lizbeth D. Zuniga of Hacienda Heights, Melanie Andrea Montano of West Covina, Tun T. Aung of Hacienda Heights, and Valeria Zaporozhets of Walnut. .

Recipients of the Service Achievement award, who earned a minimum 3.0 GPA and provided notable volunteer service to the college and community, are Angelica C. Ekeke of Chino Hills, Austin Gregory Cooper of Walnut, Awais Spall of Diamond Bar, Dennis T. Lee of Chino Hills, and Edgar Omar Soto Zuniga of La Puente.

Recipients of Personal Achievement award, who were selected based on a minimum 2.75 GPA and overcame personal hardship, are Gabriela Amel of Pomona, Jesse David Casillas of La Verne, Rene Amel Peralta of Pomona, Robert T. Cortez of Montclair, and Yomeri Castuera of Claremont.

Recipients of the Competitive Achievement award, who earned a minimum 3.0 GPA and earned distinction as part of a competitive student group or team, are Jasmine Marie Hennessy of Rowland Heights, Joshua Ryan Gordon of Montclair, Justin Ogan of Yorba Linda, Saleen Victoria Sanchez of Whittier, and Sarah Beckham of Chino Hills.

Tickets for the awards luncheon are $15 and must be purchased by May 7 through the Student Life Office: (909) 274-4525.


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