JWCC Announces Student Life Awards

John Wood Community College recently announced Student Life Awards for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.  Recipients are chosen based on contributions to JWCC clubs and organizations, community involvement, leadership, academics and embodiment of the College’s core values of excellence, accountability, integrity, servant leadership and lifelong learning.

Amelia Smith of Quincy received the Outstanding First Year Student Award.  She will serve as the 2019-2020 Student Government Association president.

Madison Fox of Augusta was selected as Outstanding Returning Student.

Jennifer Watkins of Quincy received the Outstanding Non-Traditional Student Award. Watkins served as vice president of the Alpha Tau Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.

Jennifer Grindstaff and Maria Richmiller were honored with Advisor of the Year Awards. Grindstaff is a language and communication instructor and an advisor for Phi Theta Kappa. Richmiller is JWCC’s student services administrative assistant.

Phi Theta Kappa was selected as Student Organization of the Year.

John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today’s needs and tomorrow’s opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees and certificates and personal enrichment courses.

Learn more at: www.jwcc.edu.