Jefferson Community College (JCC) is pleased to announce Michael J. Lennox, Adams, and Christopher R. Sanders, Medina, have been named to the All-New York Academic Team for Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society for community colleges. To be chosen for the All-New York Academic Team, students must hold a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 and have a history of scholarly achievement. In addition to academic achievement, candidates are also evaluated on their leadership and community service involvement. Both students were recognized for their achievements at the College’s Student Awards Ceremony held on April 25, 2019.
Lennox anticipates graduating with an associate in arts degree in humanities and social sciences from Jefferson in May. He serves as the student trustee on the College’s Board of Trustees and serves as a student ambassador in Enrollment Services assisting prospective students, working events and guiding campus tours. He holds a 4.0 GPA and has been named to President’s List each semester at Jefferson. He received the JCC 2019 Outstanding Honors Student Award and the 2018 Outstanding First-Year Student Award. He is a member of the College’s Tau Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and a member of the College’s Honors Program. On campus, Lennox helped to promote open forums with the College President to give students a platform to voice their views and concerns. Lennox anticipates transferring in the fall to SUNY Potsdam to study history.
Christopher R. Sanders graduated with his associate in science degree in physical education from Jefferson in December 2018. He is a member of the College’s Tau Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society where he held the position of Student Government representative. He holds a 4.0 GPA and was named to the President’s List each semester at Jefferson. As a member of the JCC physical education club, Sanders organized and spearheaded an all-winter gear clothing drive. Sanders transferred to SUNY Brockport in January 2019 to continue his education in athletic training.
Students Recognized for Completing Construction Training Program
On Friday, May 10, 2019, Jefferson Community College, along with representatives of Purcell Construction and Associated Builders and Contractors, celebrated the first cohort of students to complete the National Center for Construction Education and Research training held at the Lewis County Education Center in Lowville.