Apply for Distinguished Graduate
Distinguished Graduate program seeks applications
you the next Distinguished Graduate at SAC? The deadline is fast approaching
must submit applications with an essay of 1,000 to 1,500 words by Thursday, Jan. 31.
Each department selects the winning candidate by February 4.
program at San Antonio College will select one “distinguished graduate” each
year. That student must either be a major in the program or a student in one or
more of its classes. Students are required to apply and to complete service
projects for the department and college designed to promote graduation.
Have a minimal GPA of 3.2.
Walk the graduation ceremony in May.
service to department and college as determined by the distinguished graduates
as a group and college leadership working in concert. The service will take
place from mid-February through mid-April.
department’s choice must be:
A student who is slated to graduate in May as a
major in a department program. If a department has more than one program, they
may have that many distinguished graduates;
An outstanding student (regardless of major) who
has taken at least one department course.
Distinguished Graduate, students will be expected to serve as a Graduation
Ambassador. Students will also be required to complete a service project to
promote graduation. This project should be campus-wide and impact the student’s
own department from which they are receiving the honor.
an honoree does not complete their service commitment, the award will be rescinded
by college administration, in consultation with the department chair.
For more information and an application, go to: www.alamo.edu/main.aspx?id=26265
For more information about the Distinguished Graduate
Program, students can contact their academic department or The Office of the
Vice President for Academics and Student Engagement via email to Rose Gonzales,
firstname.lastname@example.org or Chaye Pena, email@example.com.
James "Hot Mustard" Velten was the 2012 Distinguished Graduate for the Radio-TV-Broadcasting Media Convergence program. He is a disc jockey for KSYM Radio, 90.1 FM.