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Dean's Medallion Winners 2014
Posted Date: 5/9/2014
Dean’s Medallion Award Winners Announced
Commencement Ceremony scheduled for May 23
Deans Medallion Ceremony, May 15

Fresno City College has announced this year’s winners of the prestigious Dean’s Medallion of Excellence Award. This award is presented to an exemplary student in each division based on the student’s academic achievements, community service and general excellence. This is the highest honor given to a graduate. Each award winner will also receive a $500 scholarship.

The medallions will be presented at the Dean’s Medallion Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, May 15, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. in the Old Administration Building, room 251 (OAB 251).

2014 Dean’s Medallion Winners
Applied Technology Division
Mr. Peter Acevedo (Fresno, California)

Business Division
Mr. Steven Machado (Fresno, California)

Guidance and Counseling, Student Services
Mr. Carlos J. Corona (Fowler, California)

Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Division
Mr. Jarod H. L. Rocker (Fresno, California)

Health Sciences Division
Ms. Sary Pham (Fresno, California)

Humanities Division
Ms. Veronica Sylvia Torres (Fresno, California)

Math, Science, and Engineering Division
Ms. Ameena Chai Vue (Fresno, California)

Social Sciences Division
Ms. Ilenia Isel Hernandez (Mendota, California)

Fresno City College Commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Selland Arena, 700 M Street in downtown Fresno.

This year’s Distinguished Alumna is renowned local artist Ms. Margaret Hudson. Margaret attended Fresno City College from 1989-1997 where she participated in several art classes and studios. Her love of nature and art came together as she began creating with clay the birds and other animals native to her Central California home and the nearby Sierra Nevada. By 1980, Earth Arts Studio was established and in 1990 Margaret expanded into painting. Today, hundreds of Margaret’s works, including sculptures, planters, fountains and large garden pieces grace Valley homes, schools, hospitals, libraries and parks.

Mr. Sergey Saluschev will serve as Commencement Speaker. Sergey is a 2010 graduate of Fresno City College. A former dean’s medallion winner and Associated Student Government President, Sergey is completing his master’s degree at University of California, Santa Barbara this June in International/Global Studies. He holds a bachelor of arts in International Relations and Affairs from UC, Davis. Sergey’s studies have taken him worldwide. He recently returned from Turkey and nearby countries where he completed research for his degree. He also participated in the Clinton Global Initiative University in New York. CGIU is based on President Bill Clinton’s successful Clinton Global Initiative, which brings together world leaders to take action on global challenges.

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