St. Johns River State College administrators, faculty and staff recently gathered to honor students on the Palatka campus for their local, state and national academic achievements and participation in campus activities.
Gerald Cahalane, Harlan Harris, Shannan Wood and Joseph Grosso were inducted into the SJR State Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame award is presented each year to a select number of students who are recommended by faculty for their academic excellence and extracurricular involvement.
Students recognized for Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges were: Willie Beaton II, Gerald Cahalane, Kasey Driggers, Joseph Grosso, Harlan Harris, Lindsey Hayes, Julianna Hicks, Hunter Jones, Derrick Lee Jr., Savannah Montgomery, Katelyn Patterson, Ashley Smith, Hannah Sommers, Andrew Toelken, Omar Villaman-Larancuente, Wesley Weeks, Sara Welch, Dalton Whitaker, Haley Wildes and Shannan Wood.
Additional students were honored for their academic excellence. The Allen Caillouet Social Science Award was presented to Lindsey Stillword and Crystal Rodriguez.
Additional recognition went to representative of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Student Government Association. SJR State’s active campus life is an open door for students to meet new people and take part in a dynamic teamwork and leadership capacity in clubs and organizations. These clubs and organizations provide extracurricular activities on campus and an opportunity for the students to participate in community service projects.
Todd Dixon, SJR State’s director of testing and student support services, recognizes Palatka campus students Joseph Grosso and Shannan Wood as the 2016 inductees into the SJR State Hall of Fame.
Todd Dixon (right), SJR State’s director of testing and student support services, recognizes Palatka campus students for Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. From left Kasey Driggers, Joseph Grosso and Shannan Wood.
FloArts Dean, Alain Hentschel, presents Michael Baker with the Florida School of the Arts award for Outstanding Academic Achievement.