News & EventsFriday, February 12, 2016
Filed under: honors and awards
If you need money for college, many scholarships are aimed at WCC students. There’s money available whether you’re a current WCC student or a high school student planning to attend the College.
The public is invited to attend an open house at WCC to celebrate the renovations and renaming of the College’s Occupational Education building on Sunday, Oct. 23. That afternoon it will be renamed the Larry L. Whitworth Occupational Education building in honor of WCC’s recently retired president.
Journalists for WCC’s student newspaper, The Washtenaw Voice, recently received 29 awards in the annual Michigan Press Association Best Collegiate Newspaper Contest. The honors included the General Excellence Award for best overall student newspaper and first place for online newspaper.
WCC photography student Toko Shiiki has won first place in the 2011 International Photography Awards. Shiiki won in the People: Other Portrait—Non-Pro category.
WCC students in skilled trades programs placed first in two categories and second and third in two more at the national SkillsUSA Championships this summer in Kansas City, Mo.
WCC will honor state Rep. David Rutledge with the College’s highest honor, the Award of Merit, at commencement on Saturday, May 21. The ceremony begins at 9:20am at the EMU Convocation Center on Hewitt Road.
Nineteen vocational technology students from WCC were recognized for their efforts at the SkillsUSA 2011 state competition in April. SkillsUSA is the skill showcase for career and technical students.
WCC’s student newspaper, The Washtenaw Voice, won the General Excellence Award for best overall newspaper at the Michigan Community College Press Association conference in Mt. Pleasant in April. Student journalists from WCC also won 36 other awards, including 13 first-place honors.
For someone who enrolled in WCC’s digital video production program on an impulse, John Inwood is doing all right. He was nominated for an Emmy for one of his films, and his latest short film was recently shown at the Ann Arbor Film Festival.
By Janet Miller