NEWS

 

 

May 19, 2011  

 

Students Receive Scholarships and Honors at Awards Day

Awards Day 2011 at Northeast Alabama Community College recognized outstanding students, honorary affiliations honor students, and organization officers and participants. Marvin Standekar and Gwendolyn Wooten were recognized as members of the All Alabama/All USA Academic Team. Olivia Dodd won the James B. Allen Award for excellence and Marvin Standekar won the President’s Cup Award as the most outstanding student.

In addition, scholarships from college and universities were presented. The following students received scholarship:

AUBURN UNIVERSITY
Miles & Mary Stephens Endowed Scholarship
   Shane Glover

BIRMINGHAM SOUTHERN COLLEGE
Trustee Scholarship
   Olivia Mitchell Dodd

FAULKNER UNIVERSITY—Montgomery
Music Scholarship
   Charles Morris

JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY
Presidential Transfer Scholarship
   Cassie Lee Battles
   Lukas Allen Laney
   Ruben Jacob Malone
   Freddy Mederos
   Savannah Jade Sisco
   Kari Ann Walton
Music Scholarship
   Blake East

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA-- BIRMINGHAM
Edward H. Atchison Scholarship
   Laura Spears
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
   Jordan Dover
   Laura Spears
   Aubrey West

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA--HUNTSVILLE
UAH Super Scholar Scholarships
   Jacob Paul Chandler
   Lee Ann Hanback
   Marvin Viktor Standekar
   Taylor Nadine Isbell

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
Alumni Community College Honors Scholarship
   Laura Kerby
   Macy McFall
Presidential Transfer Scholarship
   Laci Moore

THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE AT CHATTANOOGA
Choral Music Scholarship
   Logan Walker
   Matthew Faircloth

NACC MU ALPHA THETA SUMMER HONORS SCHOLARSHIP
(Given in memory of the late Michael Bearden, NACC Math and Physics Instructor)
   Lee Ann Hanback

NACC SIGMA KAPPA DELTA SCHOLARSHIP
   Jessie Hairston

NACC PHI THETA KAPPA SCHOLARSHIP
   Robert Bucheler

ALABAMA NURSING HOME ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS
   Jan Walker
   Cassie Willis

Susan Barron, Awards Day Chair who presided over the event, thanked those in attendance for “helping us to honor our very brightest students.” President David Campbell congratulated all recipients and said, “This is a very happy occasion for us to acknowledge and honor our students who have done so well at NACC." He added, "We are very, very proud of each of you who were recognized today. I would like to thank Susan Barron and Andrea Wheeler for making Awards Day such a special occasion for our students.”

Awards Day is held each spring. A reception for participants and guests followed the program.

Among those recognized and honored during Awards Day was Marvin Standekar (seated center), President’s Cup Award winner and recipient of a UAH Super Scholar Scholarship. After the ceremony, Standekar was congratulated by his father Drago (seated left) and mother Silvia (seated right); his Aunt Viktoria Misini (standing center) and her friend Mikel Marx (standing left); and Host Parent Dr. Walter Wright (standing right) of Scottsboro.