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PITTSBURGH—Seven Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) students have been named to the 2013 All-Pennsylvania Academic Team, an honor bestowed on behalf of the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa, the national two-year college honor society. The CCAC students share the honor with 38 other community college students from across the commonwealth.
At an April 8 awards banquet, CCAC students Kevin Boglitz, Alex Brown, Ashley Crisi, Crystal Hinnebusch, William Moran Jr., Rebecca Stevens and Yiyi Zhao were honored for their achievements in the classroom and for their volunteerism in their communities. In order to be named to the All-Pennsylvania Academic Team, students must maintain a 3.5 GPA or higher.
The All-Pennsylvania Academic Team awards program, building from the National All-USA Academic Team for two-year colleges, recognizes an exceptional group of community college students who have achieved academic excellence and demonstrated a commitment to their colleges and communities. For 19 years, the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges has joined Phi Theta Kappa to honor students who have been nominated by their colleges to the All-Pennsylvania Academic Team.
About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates 33,000 credit students through 155 degree, certificate and transfer programs and offers non-credit and workforce development courses to nearly 30,000 students. The learning-centered institution’s mission is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to 520 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond.