SIERRA VISTA — Four Cochise College students have been named to the All-Arizona Academic Team and were honored at a recognition ceremony.
The ceremony celebrated the outstanding academic achievements, community service and leadership of students enrolled at an Arizona community college. The four students will receive tuition waivers to complete their bachelor’s degrees at one of the state’s public universities: Arizona State University, University of Arizona or Northern Arizona University.
Students nominated are reviewed first by business, civic, education and government leaders, then judged a second time by representatives of various federal agencies and education associations.
The honorees are ranked and placed on first, second and third academic teams.
In addition to tuition waivers, Cochise College’s All-Arizona scholars receive a cash scholarship from the Cochise College Foundation of $1,000 for the first team, $750 for the second team and $500 for third team.
Cochise College’s All-Arizona scholars:
Jeremy Joubert is majoring in computer science and plans to earn a bachelor’s degree in applied computing at the University of Arizona. His goal is broadly focused on information ecology to solve problems.
Lucas Milloy is majoring in residential construction and plans to earn a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona to design, build and create communities.
Jose Valenzuela plans to transfer to the University of Arizona, where he will complete a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a broadcast journalism emphasis. His career goal is to work with a professional sports team.
Tobin Vangorder is majoring in cybersecurity and plans to earn a bachelor’s degree at the University of Arizona College of Applied Science and Technology. He aspires to continue his education to pursue a master’s degree and work for the government. He aims to help others understand how to protect their privacy and security.
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