Shoreline Community College honor student Ava Munson is one of 20 students from across the country to be named a member of USA Today’s 2010 All-USA Community College Academic Team. Munson and the other scholars were honored at the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Convention in Seattle on Wednesday, April 21, 2010. The national award brings a $2,500 scholarship from the American Association of Community Colleges, The Coca-Cola Foundation, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, and Phi Theta Kappa and national attention in USA Today.
In March Munson, who is committed to pursuing positive and lasting social change, was recognized by the governor for being named a New Century Scholar by Phi Theta Kappa. The award is given to the top ranking member of each state team and brings a $2,000 scholarship along with national recognition. Munson will also be featured in the American Association of Community College’s (AACC) Community College Times and in the Community College Journal as well as on the Phi Theta Kappa website for this award. The award is sponsored by the Coca-Cola Foundation, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and the AACC.
Munson was first named to the All-USA Academic Team and represented Shoreline as a member of the All-State Academic Team for her academic success, leadership and community service.
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