The Office of Student Life celebrated the Outstanding Student of the Year Banquet on April 26, 2013. Nominees for the Outstanding Student Award included: Monique Ackah, Hanhee Bea, Kiah Bennett, Frank Zachary M. Caldera, Floricel Castaneda, Guadalupe Enriquez, Patricia Garay, Valeria Gonzalez Rebecca Merrifield, Chidinma Nwabude, Nathan Radke, Rebecca Rice, Jereamy Riggs, Taylor Souryachak. The Outstanding Student of the Year Banquet is a celebration of Mountain View College’s student achievements. Both academic achievement and leadership within the college and community make these students stand out from the crowd. Nominations for Outstanding Student of the Year are extensive and demonstrate Mountain View College’s commitment to celebrating student success. We congratulate the 2013 Outstanding Student of the Year, Floricel Castaneda.
Outstanding student of the year nominees with the MVC President, Felix A. Zamora and Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management, Dr. Leonard Garrett
On May 9, 2013 TRiO Student Support Services staff, family, and friends gathered to honor their 2012/2013 Graduate and Transfer students during their annual TRiO awards ceremony held inside the Economic and Workforce Development Building. Former TRiO student Raymond Barron (UTA 2013 Graduate) and current TRiO students Victor Dunn (fall 2012 Graduate) and Gabriel Barraza (spring 2013 Graduate) provided motivational remarks. TRiO programs provide academic tutoring, personal counseling, mentoring, financial guidance, and other support necessary for educational access and retention. This year, twenty-six TRiO students were eligible to participate in the graduation ceremonies.
TRiO Students with Dr. Leonard Garrett, Vice President Enrollment Management and Dean of Student Success, Shirley Higgs
Upward Bound student Jarrett Bedford, a junior from Kimball High School, was selected to attend the Naval Academy Summer Seminar in June. The selective and competitive summer seminar prepares students for admission to the United States Naval Academy. The seminar also has an academic focus- covering informational technology, naval architecture, mechanical engineering, oceanography, mathematics, history, and meteorology. Students will participate in seamanship and navigation classes and will take a cruise aboard a Navy Yard Patrol Craft to apply what they will have learned in class.