Central Arizona College Honors Signal Peak Campus Students

By Angela Askey, Director of Marketing

Central Arizona College recently recognized more than 90 students during the annual awards ceremony at the Signal Peak Campus. Students were recognized for their outstanding academic achievements.

Alexander Koltz was named the campus’s Most Engaged Student of the Year and Celisa Martinez received Outstanding First Year Student honors. The College honored Enrique Almaraz with the Outstanding Early College Student Award.

In addition to the student awards, Diane Beecroft, Professor of Chemistry was awarded the Faculty of the Year Award for her work in the classroom and dedication to students.

Outstanding Business Student Award

Armando Amarillas


Outstanding Veteran Academic/Service Award

Robert Tafoya


Outstanding Early Childhood Education Student

Elliot Eiche


Noether-Leibniz Math Award

Adrian Zavala


Outstanding Student Fire Science/EMT

Amanda Curran


Tutor of the Year

Ana Lovelace


Outstanding STEM Student

Bryan Avila


Student Leadership Organization

Maurenna Billie

Mario Castillo

Chloe Reynolds

Christina Tull


Outstanding Diesel Technology Student

Christian Rios


Outstanding Literature Student

Dani Bloodgood


Emerging Professional Early Childhood Education

Deisi Sierra


TRIO Student of the Year

Davette Susan


TRIO Peer Mentor of the Year

Gilberte Bussey


SPC Phi Theta Kappa Outstanding Member/Officer

Joseph Kirklow


Outstanding Culinary Arts Student

Josh Kennison


Outstanding Education Student

Kristin Done


First Year Leadership Award

Laura Crosby


Outstanding Biological Sciences Student

Lorenzo Badiola


Female Athlete of the Year

Macy Fuller


Male Athlete of the Year

Harry Mulenga


Phi Theta Kappa

Maria McBride


Outstanding Accounting Student

Melanie Castro


Dora Vasquez Award

Melvin Miles


Outstanding English/Composition Student

Michael Cicchelli


Second Year Leadership Award

Michelle Wilkie


Outstanding Honors Student

Stephen Seidel


Outstanding Social/Behavioral Sciences Student of the Year

Sydney Martyn


Outstanding Student Fire Science/EMT

Taylor Tobias


All Arizona/USA Academic Team

William Gray


Best Physical Sciences Student

Athena Borhauer


Pascal-Somerville Math Award 

Frances Renee Schlichting


2014-2015 Student Public Policy Organization Award

Ivonne Portillo

Romualdo Javier Villegas


In addition to the individual awards, 61 students were honored by Who’s Who Among American Junior College Students.

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