Central Arizona College Recognizes Fall 2019 National Society of Leadership and Success Inductees and Award Recipients

By Angela Askey, Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing

The Central Arizona College (CAC) chapter of the National Society of Leadership & Success (NSLS) recently held its fall induction and awards ceremony.

The NSLS is the nation’s largest leadership society with 950,000 members representing 700 universities and colleges nationwide. In addition to honoring excellence, the NSLS provides a systematic program for members to build their leadership skills through participation on their campus.

To become an inducted member, students must follow a step-by-step program designed to build leadership skills through participation on campus. The first step is an orientation followed by a leadership training day where the students identify goals and their true passions to create actions steps for achieving their goals. The third and fourth steps include participation in three speaker broadcasts and three success networking team meetings. Following each meeting, they submit a reflective journal entry online. The final step is induction.

Inducted members can move on to obtain an Advanced Leadership Certification and Executive Leadership Certification by continuing their activities with NSLS. Six students were presented with advanced honors at the ceremony.

Rose Cooper, Author/Illustrator, was the keynote speaker for the evening and was awarded honorary membership into NSLS.

NSLS members recognized two CAC employees for their service to the campus and community. Chef Clay Peden was honored for Excellence in Teaching and Cheryl Hernandez, Director-Student Accessibility Services received the Excellent Service to Students award.

Newly inducted members receiving their leadership certificate include:

David Aceves

Angela Bojorquez

Crystal Brock

Esther Conner

Chelsie Daniels

Shaniya Deo

Brandon Downs

Richard Fenteng

Isabel Gallo

Maddi George

Melisa Godinez

Miguel Gonzalez

Rage Gonzalez

Brittany Hammersla

Brenae Jefferson

Martha Meraz

Nancy Mora

Monique Neely

Abrigale Nite

Guillermo Ortega Jr

Marissa Palacios

Jessica Pelland

Rhonie Pelton

Norma Polee’-Muhammad

Tekeya Redd

Isagani Rivarez

Amanda Sarver

Vincent Searson

Jarid Sippel

Lynda Teuscher

Shyanne Thompson