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Collin Celebrates Its Emerging Scholars

May 10, 2006 - Collin County Community College District (Collin) honored its many Emerging Scholars during a ceremony April 20, at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center in Plano.

At Collin, Emerging Scholar is a student who has a commitment to learning, who has demonstrated a special talent in a particular discipline, and who has been identified by an instructor as having the potential to excel.

The 2005-06 Emerging Scholar honorees were:

Allen
Shirley Allen
Tara Bent
Tempie Brunson
Casey Camarillo
Tammy Catsoris
Teasha Cole
Salomon Gamero
Andrea Grosso
Jeff Hagerhorst
Brent Kelm
Megan Knight
Carole Martin
Eugene Myers
James Peterson
Mary Roney
Julie Ann Rosentel
Lindsey Schoenfield
John Scott
Stephanie Virrueta
Hien Do Vuong
Latoya Walker
Frederick Wiedner
Evelyne Wilk

Carrollton
Mikelle Desplas
Kristen Nelson
Mingchun Xu

Dallas
Orson Andrews
Hillary Corwin
Hal Gottlieb
Fauzia Khan
Samuel Muraguri
Michael Scott
Haiying Wang

Frisco
Scott Alcorn
Jillian Dillon
Terry Coyier
Chang Jang
Wendy Jones
Dana Kozeny
Jarrett Makokha
George Mavromaras
Milad Meshkinian
Steven Subasic
Nathan Waddell

Little Elm
M. Tanthapanichkul

McKinney
Olha Bovda
Lan Doan
Kevin Fisher
Denise Hallmark
Steven Knowles
Nadia Lutful
T. Panyanouvong
Dava Rabb
Anthony Thomas
April Whitstone

Murphy
Noriko Cruz

Plano
Oloruntola Ajayi
Mariska Audriani
Suzanne Borman
Farraha Bousetta
Jourdan Bremmer
Stefan Bresson
Melissa Cole
Mark DeLoach
Rachel Dewit
Carmen Dominguez
Audrey Dow
Tom East Jr.
Josh Fishkind
Nona Gill
Paul Guidroz
Jessica Haapala
Crystal Haddox
Mary Hageman
Mary Hawkins
Charles Heasley
Yi-Nung Hsiang
Jason Johnson
Orit Kidron
Luther Knipe
Alecia Jenkins
Matt Landers
James Lenox III
Martha Maina
Katrina Mays
Kristi Lee Miller
Gregory Norman
Matt Occhipinti
Joellyn Odegaard
Shirley O'Leary
Ana Palmer
Lyric Phillips
Michael Pippin
Anna Ray
Cori Rodriguez
Nina Ruan
Kristi Shields
Valerie Jo Slivinsky
Lain Strathern
Christopher Sullivan
Kimberly Tanuvasa
Renee Tobias
Rebbeca Valdes
Kristina Valis
Alex Williams
Erin Winkler

Prosper
Jennifer Bott
William Lynch

Richardson
Komel Alam
Chandrika Baskaran
Chloe Collomp
Tatia Edwards
Jordan Mason
Ronald Miller
Phuong Nguyen

The Colony
Stephen Edwards
Andrea Gonzales
Rachel Robertson
Yuriy Savchyn
Rebekah Shumway
Maegan Stevenson

Wylie
Jordan Berg
Julie Jewett
Amy Kalinski
Anna Miller
Melissa Nagel

Other
Erika Metzer, Arlington
Rachel Myre, Aubrey
Janet Stroup, Blue Ridge
Angela Mensing, Corinth
Susan Heidt, Fairview
Francisco Salazar, Farmersville
Melissa Farmer, Garland
Sashia King, Leonard
Amanda Carrasco, Lewisville
Charles Keltner, Lucas
Bethany Hickman, Parker
Meta Taylor, Princeton
Elizabeth Crane, Sachse
Rachael Scott, Southlake

Collin County Community College District (Collin) serves more than 40,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.