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RANGELY I This year’s Phi Theta Kappa All Colorado Academic Team Recognition Ceremony and Honorary Luncheon will be held Wednesday, March 13 at the Denver Athletic Club, Grand Ballroom, Second Floor, at 1325 Glenarm Place in Denver.
The following CNCC students will be recognized for their work with PTK:
Hello, Watashi Wa Gerardo Desu, I am a sophomore at Colorado Northwestern Community college, and I’m currently working toward my Associate of Science in marine science. I strive to go to the ocean, and I am extremely interested in learning Japanese as a third language. My plans for the future are all tied together, and ultimately I wish to end up in Japan helping study sharks as well as working with others to fight finning. Japan is not the only place I plan to go either, locations such as Australia’s ‘shark island,’ Hawaii and lower parts of Africa are also places that I want to help study sharks.
I am a dental hygiene student at Colorado Northwestern Community College. I will be graduating with my Associate of Applied Science in May and hope to continue my education to receive my Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene. I love Colorado and all its outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and exploring. I am thankful for my friends and family that have encouraged me and helped me persevere during my educational experience.
Hello, my name is Darlene Gonzales. I was born April 26, 1990, and raised in Walden, Colo. I attended two years of college at Mesa State College completing all of my prerequisites for nursing. At the end of the two years I applied and transferred to CNCC to get my associate’s degree of nursing, which I will graduate from in May 2013. I plan on continuing my education after I graduate to become a nurse practitioner in either women’s health/midwifery or pediatrics. In the meantime, I will be working in Craig, Colo., where I plan to live.
My name is Zoe Elizabeth Sowers. I was born in Seattle, Wash., but I grew up mostly in North Carolina. After high school I moved to Colorado to go to college. I am currently attending CNCC and will graduate in May 2013. I’m currently the president of student government and president of Phi Theta Kappa. I enjoy singing and writing songs in my free time. I plan to transfer to University of Colorado in Boulder for the fall and become a clinical psychologist after getting my PhD. I plan on practicing psychology in Boulder, Colo.