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Drake State Community and Technical College Students Recognized

4/19/2016

Huntsville, AL - Two students will represented J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College (Drake State) during the All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition Luncheon on Friday, April 15, in Montgomery.

Apasra Moore of Atlanta, GA and Jennifer Crews of Huntsville, AL will be among 50 students representing two-year colleges within the Alabama Community College System (ACCS). All-Alabama Academic Team students are nominated by their respective colleges. Students selected must possess a minimum GPA of 3.25, be involved in campus activities and have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours at their respective colleges.

Moore is majoring in Business Administration-Management and has maintained a 3.56 GPA while at Drake State. She plans to attend a university and earn a bachelor’s degree in Business Management.  She is the current Ms. Drake State, a member of Phi Beta Lambda, a member of Phi Theta Kappa, and is a work-study participant at the college.

Crews is majoring in Nursing and has maintained a 3.73 GPA at Drake State. She plans to pursue her nursing career in Huntsville. She is a member of Phi Beta Lambda, a member of Phi Theta Kappa, and is currently serving as a Drake State tutor.

 

“We are all very proud of Apasra and Jennifer for being a part of the All-Alabama Academic Team.  This is a great accomplishment to be honored for maintaining an outstanding GPA since enrolling at Drake State.  We are very excited for them and wish them the very best," said Drake State’s Interim President, Dr. Kemba Chambers.  

 

During the program, ACCS Chancellor Dr. Mark Heinrich delivered congratulatory remarks and a letter to the members All-Alabama Academic Team. “Through your exemplary academic accomplishments, your noteworthy services to your college and your volunteer efforts within our local community, you have distinguished yourself among the most exceptional scholars within the Alabama Community College System, and for this we salute you,” writes Heinrich.

The All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition Program was founded in 1995 to complement the All-USA National Academic Team Program sponsored by USA Today, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, and the American Association of Community Colleges.

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