MCC Announces the 2017 Outstanding Student Award | MCC

MCC Announces the 2017 Outstanding Student Award

Madisonville Community College (MCC) student Elizabeth Fleming was announced as the 2017 Outstanding Student during the college’s graduation ceremony on May 5.  

Elizabeth FlemingElizabeth Fleming is pictured receiving the 2017 Outstanding Student Award from MCC Chief Student Affairs Officers Dr. Jay Parrent.

Fleming, of Manitou, graduated with an Associate in Science degree and will be transferring to Murray State University to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems.  Her campus activities include participation in Bowl for Kids’ Sake, Baptist Campus ministries, Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Beta Lambda, TRiO Club, Sustainability Committee student representative, MCC student ambassador and a member of the TRiO Student Support Services Advisory Board.  Additional honors awarded to Fleming were the Davenport Endowment Scholarship, nomination for the 2016-2017 All USA/Coco-Cola Community College Academic Team, Outstanding Humanities Student in Communications, Outstanding Student in Mathematics and the TRiO Student Support Services Student of the Year.

When asked why she should be considered for the Outstanding Student Award, Fleming said, “I desire to learn as much as I can from the classes I take.  I am a leader in and out of the classroom, and persevere through challenges.”  The award recipient is selected by vote of the MCC faculty.