(North Canton, OH – May 9, 2019) – Two Stark State College students were recognized at the Ohio statehouse as members of the 2019 All-Ohio Academic Team.
Leonte Cooper, an English major from Akron, and Lydia Jarka, a pre-medical major from North Canton; were among the state’s best two-year community and technical college students. The students each received a scholarship along with a certificate, pin and medallion.
The All-Ohio Community College Academic Team provides statewide recognition to outstanding two-year college students and opportunities for cash scholarships. Students, nominated by their college, must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average. Selections are based on academic performance, demonstration of leadership and community service involvement. The program is sponsored by the Ohio Association of Community Colleges, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Honda of America Mfg., Inc.