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Julian Trupe, Juan Castillejos, Vicky Noddings (Instructor), Kavin Tangthartharakul and Gilad Moskowitz (courtesy photo)

MiraCosta Honors Math Students, Student Volunteers

Oceanside CA— On May 2, 2015, the Math Department presented math achievement awards to students who earned A’s in Math 30 and 64 and later moved onto to math courses 64, 105, 103, or 115. Scholarships were also given to students who completed the calculus sequence. A total of 18 math achievement awards and scholarships were presented.

The event also honored students who received the highest cumulative scores in the AMATYC (American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges) contest.

The Math Department faculty personally donated all the money for the scholarships given to the students.

Annual Celebration of Service Recognizes Top Student Volunteers


MiraCosta College’s Service Learning and Volunteer Center hosted “Celebrating a Year of Service” on May 7, to recognize and showcase Service Learning students who have made significant contributions to the community through experiential learning.

Students recognized at the event included those who volunteered 50 or 100 hours as part of the Service Learning program, as well as students who volunteered outside of the program.

Two scholarships were also presented at the event, including the $500 Tim Dong Service Scholarship presented to Amanda Chico, who volunteers at Ivey Ranch Park Association’s equestrian program. The other scholarship, The California Coast Credit Union Service Scholarship for $1,000, was presented to veteran Jeffrey Ulrich who volunteers at the VA Hospital and is a regular blood donor to the Red Cross.