Students show dedication to community, College, and fellow students
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — At the College’s annual Student Leadership Awards banquet last month, several Rowan-Cabarrus Community College students received recognition.
“I am quite proud of these students for their dedication to the College and their fellow students,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, President of Rowan-Cabarrus.
Tiffany Dunlap, actively involved with the Rotaract Club, received the Outstanding Community Service Award. The Outstanding Community Service Award is given to an individual who has performed exemplary community service, made significant contributions to enhance the quality of life in the community, and demonstrated an understanding of his or her responsibility to one’s community through involvement with campus clubs and activities.
“Tiffany is a very dedicated student and active community volunteer,” said Gaye McConnell, vice president of enrollment management and the student experience. “Tiffany is driven by her kind and giving heart. She is about to complete her Associate in Medical Office Administration, and is adding Office Administration to make her more marketable in the job market.”
McKenzie Eury, Public Information Officer for the College’s Student Government Association, was awarded the Silver Leadership Award. The Silver Leadership Award is given to an individual who has shown commitment to academic excellence by maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The student must be a first-year student with less than 30 credit hours completed. The individual should be an active member of a campus club/organization and show great promise in helping to build and strengthen the club. McKenzie has assisted the club advisor and other club members in providing meaningful opportunities for the student body through campus activities.
“McKenzie is one of the most enthusiastic students I’ve come across in a while,” said Natasha Lipscomb, director of student life and leadership development. “We are so grateful that we were able to have her with us this past year and look forward to hearing about her journey back to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.”
Christopher Lopez, another member of the Rotaract Club, received the Golden Leadership Award. The Golden Leadership Award is given to an individual who has shown commitment to academic excellence by maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. In the spirit of commitment, the individual must be an active member of a club/organization for more than two semesters. The student should be a second-year student with more than 30 credit hours completed. The individual recognized has assisted the club advisor and other club members in providing meaningful opportunities for the student body through campus activities. The individual that receives this award shows great character by helping the club make decisions that will sustain the reputation of the organization. Read More