114414Farah Manzoor, the valedictorian, gave the class address. Eighteen graduates received Frank M. Chambers Awards. The award, named in honor of the College's program was held in the Physical Education Center because of rain, it didn't dim the enthusiasm of the grads.Middlesex by the Numbers85Computer Labs with more than1,750 computersfounding president, is given to those grads earning a 4.0 grade point average. While the AchievementsThe Largest Class in Middlesex County College History - a Total of 1445 Students - Graduated in May.
Student Named to National Academic TeamChristina Freund, the co-president of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, has been named a Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze scholars nationally, and by providing nearly $187,500 in stipends annually. The program is in partnership with Phi Theta Kappa. Silver Scholars each receive a $1,250 stipend and a special medallion. All Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholars were included in the April 11 issue of "USA Today."Student Takes 1st Place at Radiography ContestChristopher Quilban, a student in the radiography program, recently won first place in a competition at the New Jersey Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Meeting. He was awarded first place in the Emma Wolf Memorial X-ray Competition and won $300. This competition included more than 100 radiography education students from programs in New Jersey. Thirteen students from Middlesex, members of the Student Association of Radiographers, attended the conference."I am really proud of Chris and all of the students who participated in the competition," said Kimberly Krapels, radiology instructor. "I celebrated my birthday during this conference and Chris's winning was my favorite present."The competition consisted of a series of radiography questions and used a single elimination format. Professor Krapels is the advisor to the student organizationand also presented a lecture at the conference.John Hoffman, a shareholder of the law firm Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. and the legal counsel to Middlesex County College since 1964, is the 2010 L'Hommedieu Award recipient.The L'Hommedieu Award is named for Paige D. L'Hommedieu, the founding chairman of the College's Board of Trustees, a humanitarian who worked tirelessly on behalf of his fellow citizens. It is presented annually by Middlesex County College to an individual who exemplifies those characteristics. Coach Wins 300th Game Baseball coach Mike Lepore coached his 300th collegiate win in March as Middlesex swept a doubleheader against Cumberland. The second game, a 9-8 victory, was his first 300 games there as well.300th career collegiate win (all at Middlesex). The team won 7-2 in the fiirst game. Before coaching at Middlesex, he was a high school coach and won around