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The Presidential Scholars who attended the Afternoon of Honor are, from left: Danielle Garza, of Pearland; Mason Myers, of Alvin; Taylor Hall, of Pearland; Bridget Byrd, of Alvin; Thalia Nicole Rose Aruj, of Pearland; and Rucha Thakar, of Alvin. Joining them is ACC President Christal M. Albrecht, right. 

Alvin Community College students were recognized for their academic excellence April 30 during the annual Afternoon of Honor at the Nolan Ryan Center. 

ACC President Christal M. Albrecht recognized students as Presidential Scholars for their academic accomplishments throughout the school year. 

To be eligible for the Presidential Scholar distinction, students must have completed a minimum 45 semester hours and maintained at least a 3.9 GPA. Additional requirements include 18 of those credits must be core curriculum, and 12 semester hours must have been completed within the past calendar year. Recipients must also have no record of any academic dishonesty or disciplinary charges. 

The Presidential Scholars honored were: Thalia Nicole Rose Aruj, of Pearland; Bridget Byrd, of Alvin; Danielle Garza, of Pearland; Taylor Hall, of Pearland; Mason Myers, of Alvin; and Rucha Thakar, of Alvin. 

Those not present were: Anahi Altamirano, of Manvel; Rosalinda Arredondo, of Alvin; Jordyn Cooper, of Angleton; Alyssa Esma, of Pearland; Jara Go, of Pearland; Abigail Husain, of Pearland; Akunnaya Kalunta, of Rosharon; Hannah Longoria, of Santa Fe; Harinee Morkonda, of Pearland; Anh Nguyen, of Pearland; Gwyneth Obediente, of Pearland; John O’brien, of Friendswood ; Sandra Ortiz, of Rosharon; Sandra Simmons, of Manvel; Leanne Stewart, of Manvel; Katrina Isabelle Uang, of Pearland; Kayla Vero, of Pearland; and Tessa Williams, of Manvel. 

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