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Student Named 2012 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar

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Article by: Joe Clark, clarkjx@pgcc.edu

LARGO, Md.—Prince George’s Community College student Satcha Robinson (Cheverly, MD) has been named a 2012 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. Robinson was selected for academic, athletic and community service achievements and is one of 50 scholars acknowledged from more than 1,700 applicants nationwide. Honorees each receive a $1,250 scholarship and a silver medallion.

 

Satcha Robinson, an Honors Academy member, has completed seven honors courses with a 3.9 grade point average. She was selected as a Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. Active on campus, she is secretary of the Tau Pi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, volunteers with Walk Now for Autism Speaks and the Bone Marrow Drive, and is captain of the Prince George’s Community College Women’s Soccer Team. Robinson also has assisted low-income residents complete their taxes through the Prince George’s Community College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Robinson has been featured in USA Today and is a Jack Kent Cooke Scholar.


Robinson completed requirements for the associate of science degree in business administration in December 2011 with a 3.9 grade point average and will be recognized at the Prince George’s Community College 53rd Commencement Exercises, May 24.  She plans to attend American University in the fall to continue her studies and major in international business.

 
Prince George’s Community College is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Two-year Education designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security (2010-2015). Established in 1958, Prince George’s Community College provides transfer and career programs that help students transfer to four-year colleges and universities and prepare them for the workforce. Each year, 40,000 students take part in more than 200 academic programs and workforce development and continuing education courses. Located in Largo, Maryland, Prince George’s Community College has additional sites at Joint Base Andrews, University Town Center in Hyattsville, Laurel College Center, Skilled Trades Center in Camp Springs, and Westphalia Training Center in Upper Marlboro. For more information, visit the college website at www.pgcc.edu.
 
 

 

 
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