Tiffany Brasby with Ryan Purdy, at left, and Marcus Garstecki.
North Platte Community College recognized outstanding student achievements at its fifth annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday at the college. Ryan Purdy, President of Mid-Plains Community College, and Marcus Garstecki, North Platte Community College Vice President, were on hand to give opening and closing remarks, as well as present several of the awards.
The following awards were presented:
Female Academic Athlete of the Year – Tiffany Brasby of North Platte with a 3.9 GPA
Male Academic Athlete of the Year – Ben Wilson of Bardon, Queensland with a 4.0 GPA
Academic Athletic Team of the Year – NPCC Lady Knights Volleyball with a Team GPA of 3.444
Business and Technology Division – Brooke Henry of Loup City
Health Occupations Division – Sue Ann Hubbard of Gothenburg
Science and Math Division – Christopher “CJ” Curry of North Platte
Humanities, Human Services and Social Sciences Division – Natasha Dearness and Ben Hill, both of North Platte
Applied Technology Division – Jeremy Uden of North Platte
Mid-Plains Education Association Scholarship recipients: Steve Maaliao of Grant and Senko Pecarevic of Santa Fe, Argentina
All College Awards:
NPCC Knight Scholar Athlete – Lydia Lusk of North Platte
Area Dean of Student Life - Student Organization of the Year Award – North Platte Student Senate
Area Dean of Student Life - Student Leadership Award – Travis Landreth of Wilsonville
NPCC Spirit Awards – Jesse Barnes of Ogallala, Ray Bringewatt of Wallace, Steve Conway of North Platte, Matt Deaver of Grant, Josh Detty of McCook, Chris Farr of Curtis, Johnny Graves of Keystone, Mitch Hartman of Ogallala, Travis Landreth of Wilsonville, Zack Larson of Aurora, Charles Kramer of Mullen, Whitney Smith of Wallace, and the NPCC Women’s Softball Team.
Vice President of NPCC Student of the Year Award – Scott Williamson of Arapahoe
Area Vice President of Educational Services & Student Development Award – Julie Hart of North Platte
Presidential Award – Tiffany Brasby
Honors Convocation – 2013: North Platte Community College student Tiffany Brasby poses with Ryan Purdy, President of Mid-Plains Community College (left), and Marcus Garstecki, North Platte Community College Vice President, after receiving the Presidential Award during the fifth annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday at the college.