By Mike Taylor
Walnut – Mt. San Antonio College will honor 20 Students of Distinction at its annual awards ceremony and luncheon on Sat., May 16, 11:30 a.m., at the Pacific Palms Resort, 20055 E. Colima Road, in the City of Industry.
These annual awards recognize students for competitive, academic, and personal achievement, as well as outstanding service to the college.
Recipients of this year’s Academic Achievement award, who earned a minimum 3.75 GPA, are Andrew Pastor of San Dimas, Ayo Osilaja of Chino, Jasmine S. Paek of Hacienda Heights, Marie Kim of Diamond Bar, and Marina Alkasa of Rowland Heights.
Recipients of the Service Achievement award, who earned a minimum 3.0 GPA and provided notable volunteer service to the college and community, are Amayrani Ochoa of La Puente, Candice Handjojo of West Covina, Charles Tran of Rosemead, Christopher Nguyen of Pomona, and Stephanie Gonzalez of La Puente.
Recipients of the Personal Achievement award, who were selected based on a minimum 2.75 GPA and overcame personal hardship, are Carlos Vazquez of West Covina, Jeremy Ossy Chandiyana of Rowland Heights, Sabrina Short of Pomona, Sectino Bradley of Chino Hills, and Michael Castellanos of Glendora.
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 Cathleen Nguyen of Walnut, Chloe Clancy of Rowland Heights, Jendi Samai of Chino Hills, Nichelle Radiance Jackson of Fullerton, and Reed Scale of Manhattan Beach.
Tickets for the awards luncheon are $15 and must be purchased by May 12 through the Student Life Office: (909) 274-4525.