Rio Salado College in conjunction with, Estrella Mountain Community College ,Glendale Community College, and the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation, will each recognize an outstanding alumni, student advocate and community partner at the fifth-annual Awards for Excellence Gala on April 16 at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park. The celebration highlights the colleges and community’s commitment to higher education in the West Valley. The evening includes individual recognition of each honoree, entertainment and silent auction with proceeds to benefit student scholarship.
The Rio Salado College’s Awards for Excellence recipients all have a valued connection to the Communiversity @ Surprise. Each was recognized for their contribution to higher education.
Outstanding Community PartnerJeanne Blackman, APS Community Relations Manager
Outstanding Student Advocate – Roxie Holmes, Communiversity @ Surprise
Outstanding Alumni – Wendy Mitchell, Communiversity @ Surprise
Estrella Mountain Community College Awardees
Outstanding Community Partner – Hispanic Leadership Forum del Oeste
Outstanding Student Advocate – Marylyn Bradley
Outstanding Alumni – Chief Mark Brown
Glendale Community College Awardees
Outstanding Community Partner – Sun City West Fire Department
Outstanding Student Advocate – Doug DeSanti
Outstanding Alumni – Alexandria A. Matthews