Congratulations to students Brian Yu and Cynthia Robinson, who are two of the 76 California community college students recently selected for the 2014 All-California Academic teams. They were chosen for the honor by Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international community college honor society.
Yu and Robinson, both students in Mt. SAC's Honors Program, will receive medallions during the Community College League of California’s awards ceremony to be held on April 3 in Sacramento. Selection for the academic teams is based on grades, leadership, and community service.
Yu, 19, is an English major and carries a 3.93 GPA. He was selected for the All-California Academic First Team. He has served as a mentor for the Honors Program on campus and is a co-founder of the campus transfer club STEP. He was also a member of college’s championship forensics team last year and won three medals at the state championship.
Robinson, a 30-year-old mother of two, is a horticulture major and carries a 3.76 GPA. She was selected for the All-California Academic Third Team. She served as vice president of scholarship for PTK campus chapter and also served on the college’s InterClub Council.
Carolyn Kuykendall is the Honors Program Director.