Mt. SAC to Honor 20 Students of Distinction

By Staff Reports 

Walnut– Mt. San Antonio College will honor 20 Students of Distinction at its annual awards ceremony and luncheon on Saturday, May 13 at 11:30 a.m. at the Pacific Palms Resort, 1 Industry Hills Parkway, 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 Nuha Alomari of Diamond Bar, Angelika Alzaga of West Covina, Justin DesRochers of Hacienda Heights, Hanna Kang of Diamond Bar, William Mo of Rowland Heights, Shahar Syed of Walnut, and Robert Zou of Walnut.

Recipients of the Service Achievement award, who earned a minimum 3.0 GPA and provided notable volunteer service to the college and community, are Rodolfo Arevalo of
West Covina, Alejandro Juarez-Ugalde of La Puente, and Chris Shen of Hacienda Heights.

Recipients of Personal Achievement award, who were selected based on a minimum 2.75 GPA and overcame personal hardship, are Perla Gonzalez of Montclair, Karen Guerra of Ontario, Jerome Kimes of Pomona, Jodi Levy of Covina, Janell Martinez of La Puente, and Divine Otico of Walnut.

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 Brandon Nicely of La Verne, Lindy Rzonca of Walnut, Michael Woo of Rowland Heights, and Charlotte Zhang of Rowland Heights.

Tickets for the awards luncheon are $15 and must be purchased by May 8 through the Student Life Office: (909) 274-4525.