Student achievement celebrated at Honors Night

Rogue Community College faculty and administration recognized the contributions of students who have modeled excellence in academics, service and leadership at the 38th annual Honors Night Ceremony, held April 20 at the Redwood Campus.

Jocksana Corona received the Social Science/Human Services Outstanding Student award as well as the President’s Appreciation Award for Outstanding Student Leadership.

“Your perseverance and hard work have led to the awards you are receiving this evening,” RCC Board Chair Dean Wendle said to the nominees during his opening remarks. “Many of you have overcome significant challenges and some of you have surprised others and perhaps even yourselves by your accomplishments.

“On behalf of the Board of Education of Rogue Community College, let me say how proud we are of each of you. Congratulations to you all.”

All-Oregon Community College Academic Team
Harley Bruno
Curtis Ziegler

President’s Appreciation Award for Outstanding Student Leadership
Jocksana Corona

Outstanding Students – Instructional Departments

Adult Basic Skills
Chelsea Morris

Nelina Vargas

Jan Carlson, who has earned each of the four business assistant certificates offered at RCC, is surprised when instructor Randy Wade asks, “Are you smarter than Ken?”

Business Technology
Janice Carlson

Computer Science
Dee Georgeson
Peter Tully
Michelle Welch

Graphic Design
Monica Camargo Jarquin

Dental Assistant
Alicia Valdovinos
Briana Rodriguez Delrio

Electronics Technology
Joshua Hulce

Marketa Dominguez-Adameo
Keaton Jahn

Math instructor Tracy Redd presents Andrew Mengershausen with square mugs in honor of his favorite math joke, “What do you call root beer in a square glass?”

Massage Therapy
Stephanie Houston

Andrew Mengershausen

Tom Close
Ken Slama

Social Science/Human Services
Jocksana Corona

Ospreys Athletics
Alex Bauer
Haley Janky

TRiO/SSS Achievers Award
Harley Bruno
Ken Slama

Outstanding Student Employee of the Year
Allan Ramos Garcia
Bertese Peyton
Cale Therault

Outstanding Student Veterans
Mike Prill
Chris Rios
Bryan Simpson
Steve Vandever

Joe Pickett received the Outstanding Student Leader award for the Riverside Campus.

Outstanding Student Clubs
Math Pirates (Riverside Campus)
Foreign Language Club (Redwood Campus)

Outstanding Student Leaders
Brandon Abbott
Joe Pickett

Associated Student Government Campus Presidents
Uriah Barrows
Eric Gardner