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Student selected for AWC Teacher of the Year Scholarship

Yuma, AZ (May 21, 2019) – Arizona Western College student Veronica Edwers is the Teacher of the Year Scholar for 2019. Edwers received a scholarship covering one semester of tuition for the 2019-2020 academic year.

She was selected for the award by AWC Teacher of the Year Fabiana Bowles, Professor of Nursing. Bowles shared that she chose Edwers from a group of approximately 143 students currently enrolled in the Nursing program.

Over 700 pounds of student-grown produce donated to food bank

Yuma, AZ (May 20, 2019) – Arizona Western College agricultural students have donated 719 pounds of produce to the Yuma Community Food Bank so far this year, compared to 549 pounds donated in 2018.

Donations grown at the Agricultural Sciences Land Lab this semester consisted of eight ball squash, summer squash, zucchini squash, spaghetti squash, and carrots. The produce was grown by Plant Science students as well as other members of the Agricultural Science Department.

Student Government representatives elected

Yuma, AZ (May 16, 2019) – From April 29, to May 2, AWC students had the opportunity to vote online for their 2019-2020 Student Government Association (SGA) representatives.  There were 15 candidates and a total of over 300 students voted.

Automotive Technology program earns national accreditation

Yuma, AZ (May 14, 2019) – The Arizona Western College Automotive Technology program recently went under a national accreditation review by the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation.

The Master Automobile Service Technology program offered at AWC has continued to meet the five-year, national accreditation standards of quality education. The extent of the review covered program instruction, tools and equipment, and the facility.

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