Instructors celebrate student achievement at outstanding recognition award ceremony

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On May 4, Delta College hosted the bi-annual Outstanding Student Recognition Award Ceremony at the Atherton Auditorium.

The event recognized students nominated for academic achievement in the spring semester. Students honored sat on stage with their nominated groups and were given an award and a rose.

A picture of the recipient was displayed on a big screen behind them and their biographies were read aloud by as they accepted their awards.

Departments participating in the ceremony included Dance, Communications, Health & Science and RTV.
Student Keara Stevenson was among the many students receiving an award.

“When you work hard, it shows [and] it pays off. I’ve been dancing since I was three years old and
now I’m getting a degree in it, ” she said.

Stevenson is a dance major and thanked her Dance Professor Valerie Gnassounou-Bynoe for her continued success.

“I was really nervous but I was very honored my English 1A Professor Oren was able to nominate me for this very distinguished award,” said Christian Echols.

Light refreshments were offered at a reception after the ceremony.