20 Students Honored at 5th Annual Rising Star Ceremony

Rising Star Students
Rising Star MCC Students

Manchester, CT – (April 17, 2006) . . . Manchester Community College Accounting, Business and Paralegal Department, honored 20 area high school and MCC students at the 5th Annual Rising Star Award ceremony on April 11.

The Rising Star Award honors high school students who are nominated by their high school teachers for outstanding achievement in the areas of business, accounting or legal studies. This year, the award was extended to college students who have also excelled in those areas.

The following students received awards for outstanding achievement:

Rising Star Students
Rising Star High School Students

Michael WelchCoventry High School

Suzanne Zioski- Coventry High School

Alex Collins- East Hartford High School

Racehl Nicole Freeman- East Hartford High School

Jennifer Carolla- Glastonbury High School

Barbara Diaz- Glastonbury High School

Jason Banks of Manchester- Manchester Community College

Christina Battles of Windsor- Manchester Community College

Magdalena Budz of West Hartford- Manchester Community College

Karina Cowie-Rowley of Manchester- Manchester Community College

Timothy Platt of Tolland- Manchester Community College

Jessica Tacey of Glastonbury- Manchester Community College

Angela Colon- Manchester High School

Yusif Farhat- Manchester High School

Ashley Long- RHAM High School

Dee Lenkiewicz- RHAM High School

Steven Barto- Rockville High School

Brendan Kracke- Rockville High School

Sarah Rossi- Stafford High School

Nick Spencer- Stafford High School

Students of any age who possess the desire to pursue higher education are welcome at Manchester Community College. MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition and faculty with both academic and “real world” credentials. The College offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.