The Student Team and Academic Recognition System (STARS) award ceremony, honoring outstanding student and group achievements from autumn 2012 term, was held Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Presenters Giles Lee, Director of Co-Curricular Activities; Dr. Ron Erickson, Hocking College President; George Petrovay, Director of Student Rights, Responsibilities and Judicial Affairs; and Sonja Hill, Director of Retail Operations, honored the recipients.
Dr. Erickson presented the "President's Award" to the Hocking College Student Government for their work with the Hurricane Sandy Relief Trip to Staten Island New York.
The "Literacy for Africa" Book Drive team was presented with the "Most Outstanding Contribution to Campus and Community Award." This award recognizes a project that made a positive impact on campus or community life.
Lee presented the Hocking Woods Nature Center with the "Green Award," for their outstanding environmental education programs. This award recognizes outstanding efforts in the area of education of sustainable, renewable and environmental issues or the implementation thereof.
The Hocking College English as a Second Language (ESL) students received the "We Are One Hocking Award" from Sonja Hill for the "Travel the World with Hocking College International Students" program. The award honors outstanding efforts in the area of cross-cultural education and community unification.
Students who made the Dean's List and Scholar's List were also honored at the ceremony for their achievement.