Students of Distinction are nominated by faculty and staff for excelling in one of the following categories: Academic Merit, Campus and/or Community Service, Academic Persistence while Overcoming Adversity, and Social Justice.
This year, 56 Panthers were recognized for their outstanding achievements at the “Students of Distinction Awards” program and luncheon on Friday, May 3, 2019 in the City College-City Café.
Here is a little more about what each award means:
Academic: Academic Merit
This award recognizes students for their integration of high academic standing (3.0 GPA) with other aspects of their lives, which may include leadership, community involvement, arts, athletics, employment, etc.
Service: Campus and/or Community Service
This award recognizes students who have demonstrated strong leadership and performed significant service through campus participation and/or community service, while maintaining good academic standing.
Personal: Overcoming Adversity
This award recognizes students who have demonstrated academic persistence and tenacity, while contending with severe hardships and challenges.
Social Justice: Cross-Cultural Engagement & Social Justice
This award recognizes students who have actively developed, promoted and participated in campus and/or community programs dedicated to cross-cultural engagement and social justice, while maintaining good academic standing.