Student of the Month - August 2013
Hecdris Collier, Alamo Colleges – St. Philip’s College, is the recipient of a $500 La Prensa Foundation Inspirational Scholarship, courtesy of the La Prensa Foundation, founded by Tino & Amelia "Millie" Duran. Hecdris Collier is a second year Physical Therapy Assistant Student at St. Philip’s College. Her expected graduation date is May 2014. Her outstanding academic record of 3.95 GPA afforded Ms. Collier an invitation into the Psi Kappa Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at St. Philip’s College.
She is an active member who has given back to the college and the community. She has volunteered at the Davidson Respite House, Spurs Sports & Entertainment, Relay for Life, and Culture Fest to name a few. She is also involved with the Student Leadership Institute. Ms. Collier has been honored as a Presidential Scholar, a T-STEM Scholar, and most recently a Nancy Hurd Scholar. As a T-STEM Scholar, she represented the college by volunteering at a Girls Inc. student fair at Rackspace. She was also selected to represent the college at the Dr. Lonnie B. Mitchell HBCU Behavioral Health Policy Academy to bring awareness to mental health.
From left to right: Chancellor-Dr. Bruce H. Leslie, SPC Student-Hecdris Collier, and "District 9 Chairman-James A. Rindfuss