All-USA Academic deadline approaching
By Nick Christian
The last day to apply for the All-USA Community College Academic Team Scholarship
is November 11, at 5:00 p.m., said Sharon Gordon, director of Service Learning,
Phi Theta Kappa and Skills USA.
Gordon held information sessions last week to educate students about the scholarship
The scholarship is a transfer scholarship administered by the Phi Theta Kappa honor
society according to information provided by Gordon. The purpose is to
recognize outstanding two-year college students. Gordon said she is “more than
willing to help the students.”
Students have to be nominated for the scholarship, according to Gordon and up to ten
students may be nominated for the scholarship. The official nominator of the
students will be CNM President Katharine Winograd.
If accepted, students will be eligible for renewable tuition scholarships from:
“New Mexico Highlands University, New Mexico State University, New Mexico Tech,
Northern New Mexico University, The College of Santa Fe, The University of New
Mexico, The University of the Southwest, and Western New Mexico University.
There are requirements for the scholarship, Gordon said. Students:
Students interested in the scholarship can call Gordon at (505) 224-3068, or send her an
email at firstname.lastname@example.org.