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Hannah Janzen Named 2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar

Janzen (Palisade, MN), a student at Central Lakes College, has been
named a 2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community
College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50
Bronze Scholars, and providing nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually.
Each Silver Scholar receives a $1,250 scholarship and a special
Theta Kappa Honor Society administers the Coca-Cola Community College
Academic Team Program and recognizes Coca-Cola Community College
Academic Team scholars during All-State Academic Team Recognition
ceremonies held in 38 states. Student scholars also receive recognition
locally during ceremonies held on campus and internationally for those
who are able to attend Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Convention.
college presidents or their designated nominators may submit two
nominations per campus for this award. An independent panel of judges
considers outstanding academic rigor, grade point average, academic and
leadership awards, and engagement in college and community service in
the selection process. 
thank the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation for their vote of confidence in
community college students by investing in their futures,” said Dr. Rod
Risley, Executive Director of Phi Theta Kappa. “Their support is
especially welcome during this challenging economic climate, as more and
more community college students need additional resources to help them
complete their degrees.” 
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation has a long history of providing financial
assistance to outstanding students at community colleges,” said J. Mark
Davis, President of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. “We are proud to
partner with Phi Theta Kappa and make it possible for deserving
students to achieve their educational goals.”
Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, is the largest
honor society in American higher education with more than 1,285 chapters
on two-year and community college campuses in all 50 of the United
States, Canada, Germany, Peru, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of
the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British
Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates and U.S. territorial
possessions. Nearly 3 million students have been inducted since its
founding in 1918, with approximately 131,000 students inducted annually.

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