Independence, Kansas – May 10, 2017 – Students Jala Jones, Kaitlin Adkins, Paco Gloria, and Raymond Houston have been chosen as Independence Community College’s Students of the Month for April and May.
Jala Jones is a sophomore from Fort Smith, Arkansas. Jones was recently accepted into the Architecture program at the University of Arkansas after receiving Honor Roll and Phi Theta Kappa recognition during her studies at ICC. Jones played for the Pirates women’s basketball team and worked as a tutor in the college’s tutoring center.
Kaitlin Adkins is a sophomore from Fredonia, Kansas. Adkins hopes to pursue a career as a physical therapist after competing for the Pirate volleyball team, serving as a Resident Assistant in the college dorms (earning RA of the month on two separate occasions), and being involved in the Trio/SSS program.
Emilio “Paco” Gloria is a native of Rose Hill, Kansas. Gloria played serves as a tutor, a mentor, a Resident Assistant, an officer in Student Government, and being named to the college’s PTK Honor Society.
Raymond Houston is a sophomore from Wichita, Kansas. Houston served as a member of the ICC Men’s Basketball program the last two years while also involved in the Trio/SSS program on campus.
The Student of the Month Award was established by ICC faculty to recognize full-time students currently enrolled at ICC who have exhibited qualities of excellence both in the classroom and in the community. Students nominated are dedicated to representing the College by being diligent in their studies, being involved on campus, and by serving as role models to their peers
The ICC Foundation has agreed to help recognize these wonderful men and women by awarding each student with a check for $100.
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If you would like more information about this award, please contact Brett Gilcrist at 620-332-5432 / 620-779-5263 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ICC Students Raymond Houston (left) and Kaitlin Adkins (right) are Students of the Month for May.
Independence Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission