Tri-C’s Charese Harrison Named to All-Ohio Academic Team
Maple Heights resident one of 12 honored from Cuyahoga Community College
Charese Harrison of Maple Heights was one of a dozen students from Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) named to the All-Ohio Community College Academic Team, which comprises top students at the state’s two-year schools.
The All-Ohio Academic Team recognizes student excellence in academics, leadership and community service. Seventy-three students from across the state were selected for this year’s team on the basis of their outstanding records.
Tri-C had more students named All-Ohio than any other school.
Harrison, who received first-team honors, has been studying recording arts at Tri-C and is set to graduate in May with an Associate of Arts degree. She intends to transfer to Middle Tennessee State University this fall to study audio production.
In 2020, Harrison was selected by Tri-C to serve as a Campus Vote Project Democracy Fellow. She also is part of the College’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Scholars Academy and is active with Black American Council.
The All-Ohio honor follows her selection as a national 2021 Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholar. She is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa chapter at Eastern Campus.
Harrison joined the following Tri-C students — designated by campus — as All-Ohio:
- Eastern Campus: Nicole Kaib of North Royalton (third team) and Isabel Ruiz-Flint of Solon (first team)
- Metropolitan Campus: Jameelah Johnson of Cleveland (third team) and Stellah Ottichilo of Cleveland (third team)
- Western Campus: Geri Bakushi of Lakewood (first team), Tavia Pearson of Cleveland (third team) and Janice Willier of New Orleans, Louisiana (third team)
- Westshore Campus: Sara Alnaasan of North Olmsted (first team), Kylie Cianciolo of Fairview Park (first team), Lindsay Gunn of Bay Village (third team) and Catherine Parchem of Westlake (third team)
First-team honorees will receive $1,000 scholarships, while second-team members get $500 scholarships and third-team members $250. Team members are recognized by the state in April as part of Community College Month.
The All-Ohio Academic Team program is supported by the Ohio Association of Community Colleges, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Honda of America Mfg. Inc.
April 23, 2021
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