The Daily Express

Owens Honors Graduate Nominated for All-USA Academic Team

  Sarah Black of Bowling Green, an honors graduate of Owens Community College, has been nominated for the All-USA Community and Junior College Academic Team.

  The All-USA Community and Junior College Academic Team is sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa, USA Today and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The purpose of the team is to recognize scholarly achievements of students enrolled in community, technical and junior colleges.

  There will be 20 First, Second and Third Team winners selected by a national panel. First Team winners receive $2,500 and a commemorative award from USA Today, are recognized at the Phi Theta Kappa President's Breakfast at the annual AACC convention in April and are featured in a USA Today story.

  Black, a microcomputer business systems major, had the honor of addressing Fall Commencement December 18 at Owens Community College as the student graduation speaker. A member of the Phi Theta Kappa and Alpha Beta Gamma honorary societies, she was selected from among 11 honors graduates nominated to be the commencement speaker.

  Black is a computer lab technician at Owens Community College. Additionally, she serves as a freelance writer and designer of the Toledo Museum of Art. She also is a volunteer at the Popular Culture Library of Bowling Green State University, where she curates exhibitions of rare materials.

  Owens Community College graduate Joan Hunt received First Team honors in 1994.

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