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Here is your All-California Academic Team for 2020

Bethany, Amir and Patience

May 26, 2020 - 02:46 PM

Three Mt. SAC students placed on the All-California Academic Team for 2020. Only 105 students from all community colleges across the state are awarded the honor.

They competed to get placed on the team in a review of their academics, extracurricular activities, service work and essays written.

An awards luncheon, sponsored by the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, was planned for March, but the COVID-19 crisis ultimately caused the cancellation of the event.

Bethany Sesti and Amir Abdolvahabi placed on the First Team, the most prestigious honor, while Patience placed on the second team.

Heidi Lockhart“Given that there are 2.1 million students attending 115 California Community Colleges, it is an amazing honor for our three students to be part of the 105 students named to the All California Academic Team,” said Heidi Lockhart, Mt. Sac Director of the Honors Program. “This statewide award honors some of the best and brightest students in the state and Amir, Bethany and Patience are definitely that.”  

 Amir AbdolvahabiAmir Abdolvahabi
Mt. SAC degree earned (graduating this semester): Psychology, AAT.
Transfer major: Psychology


Bethany Sesti
Bethany Sesti
Mt. SAC degrees already completed: Liberal Arts---Kinesiology and Wellness, A.A.  and Liberal Arts---Natural Sciences, A.A.
Transfer major: Biology
Patience Klein
Patience Klein
Mt. SAC degrees currently in progress: Interpreting A.S.,  Psychology AA-T, and Social and Behavioral Science A.A.
Transfer major: Psychology and/or Linguistics


For more information, please visit the 2020 Academic Team page.