25 April 50 Students Named Coca-Cola New Century Scholars Tweet April 25, 2017 Press Room scholarships, New Century Scholars 0 New Orleans, Louisiana- Fifty community college students have been named 2017 New Century Scholars, receiving a total of $100,000 in scholarships. The New Century Scholars program, sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation, The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, Phi Theta Kappa, and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), shares a common application with the All-USA Community College Academic Team program, which recognizes outstanding community college students. Over 1,800 students were nominated from more than 1,000 community colleges for recognition. Judges consider academic accomplishments, leadership, activities and most importantly, how students extend their intellectual talents beyond the classroom. New Century Scholars are the highest scoring students in each state. Each scholar received a $2,000 scholarship and was recognized at Phi Theta Kappa’s Presidents Breakfast in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 24 during the AACC Convention. The 2017 New Century Scholars are: Keegan Arnold Marion Military Institute Alabama Junaid Khan Prince William Sound Community College Alaska Michael Stark Phoenix College Arizona Hannah Kincheloe University of Arkansas Community College at Hope Arkansas Anna Pauline Badillo Mt. San Antonio College-Walnut Campus California Audrey Leggere-Hickey Front Range Community College Colorado Jessica Tessman Northwestern Connecticut Community College Connecticut Shannon Freeman Delaware Technical Community College Delaware Koffi Attignon District of Columbia Community College District of Columbia Maria Veronica Aguilera Florida Southwestern State College Florida Christine Nnyamah Albany State University Georgia Diane Ramos Leeward Community College Hawaii Tommie Thompson College of Western Idaho Idaho Sheetal Singh Oakton Community College Illinois Trisha Norfleet Ivy Tech Community College Indiana Alana K. Platte Des Moines Area Community College Iowa Kyndal Dutton Cowley College Kansas Deanna Rose Chesser Bluegrass Community and Technical College Kentucky Dwayne N. Hinton, Jr. Baton Rouge Community College Louisiana Bryanna Smith York County Community College Maine Maya Berman Montgomery College Maryland Ethan O'Connell Quinsigamond Community College Massachusetts Elis Sholla Schoolcraft College Michigan Rowen Kellogg Normandale Community College Minnesota Andrew Marshall Northeast Mississippi Community College Mississippi Kyle Luzynski | St. Louis Community College Missouri Amy Sue Blaquiere Miles Community College Montana Janie McAmis Western Nebraska Community College Nebraska Adrian Barrera Western Nevada College Nevada Jordan C. Vachon NHTI Concord's Community College New Hampshire Kelsey Giggenbach Brookdale Community College New Jersey Samuel J. Smith, III Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute New Mexico Sean Deery Suffolk County Community College New York Haley Rhea Cooper Durham Technical Community College North Carolina Leah Barnes North Dakota State College of Science North Dakota Daniel Truitt Lorain County Community College Ohio Sydney M. Prince Redlands Community College Oklahoma Dang Dinh Mt. Hood Community College Oregon Scott Duffy Delaware County Community College Pennsylvania Martha De Leon Community College of Rhode Island Rhode Island Heather D. Jones Horry-Georgetown Technical College South Carolina Destiny Jade Marie Seaton Columbia State Community College Tennessee Charles Kivlehen Lone Star College Texas Chloe Babb Salt Lake Community College Utah Bryant Garrow Community College of Vermont Vermont Grayson Katzenbach Piedmont Virginia Community College Virginia Mo Abdullahi Renton Technical College Washington Kristen Nicole Jeffries Mountwest Community & Technical College West Virginia Tyler Foulk Lakeshore Technical College Wisconsin Brittney Steele Sheridan College Wyoming “We appreciate the support of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and The Coca-Cola Foundation to recognize the academic achievement and leadership accomplishments of these outstanding community college students,” said Phi Theta Kappa’s President and CEO, Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner. “These scholarships provided by organizations like Coca-Cola make the goal of college completion possible.” Comments are closed.