SCC students selected for All-State Academic Team
CAPTION: Danielle Heil (second from right) of Pennsville represented Salem Community College at the 20th annual Phi Theta Kappa Day celebration in Trenton. Heil was named to the 2014 New Jersey All-State Academic Team along with Andrew Ramos of Pilesgrove. Heil was joined at the awards ceremony by (from left) Board of Trustees Vice-Chair Dorothy Hall, SCC President Joan M. Baillie and SCC Phi Theta Kappa advisor William Mays, Associate Professor of Mathematics. Ramos was unable to attend.
Salem Community College’s Danielle Heil and Andrew Ramos were honored along with 35 other outstanding college students as members of the New Jersey All-State Academic Team at the 20th annual Phi Theta Kappa Day celebration recently in Trenton.
“Each year, the New Jersey Council of County Colleges hosts this program to recognize the members of the New Jersey All-State Academic Team, sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for community colleges, the Coca-Cola Foundation and the New Jersey Education Association,” said NJCCC President Dr. Lawrence Nespoli. “These students are recognized for their outstanding academic achievement and exceptional service to their communities as members of Phi Theta Kappa at their local community colleges.”
Danielle Heil will graduate in August with an Associate in Arts degree in social science- sociology. She has earned President’s Citation and Dean’s List honors, serves as president of the Phi Theta Kappa chapter and is a member of Animal Allies. In the community, she has volunteered for Miracle for Matteo and the American Red Cross. A graduate of Pennsville Memorial High School, Heil plans to earn baccalaureate and master’s degrees and work in child protective services and counseling.
Andrew Ramos graduated in December with an Associate in Arts degree in communications/journalism and transferred to the University of Central Florida. During his time at SCC, he earned President’s Citation and Dean’s List honors, and was the vice president of scholarship for the Phi Theta Kappa chapter. A graduate of Woodstown High School, Ramos plans to become an editor and producer for a news organization.