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CT State Community College (CT State) celebrated 25 high-achieving students statewide who were named to the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Connecticut Academic Team this spring.

"We congratulate these exceptional students for their remarkable achievements in being named to the All-Connecticut Academic Team, alongside the five outstanding scholars awarded prestigious scholarships,” said CT State President John Maduko, M.D. “Their dedication to academics and exemplary leadership embodies the essence of excellence. We are exceedingly proud to celebrate their accomplishments and recognize their contributions to our community."

Sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa honor society, the All-Connecticut Academic Team is one of the All-USA Community College qualifying teams. This honor recognizes high achieving two-year college students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership and service beyond the classroom. Each student is pursuing an associate degree, maintaining a 3.5 GPA or higher, and actively participating in campus activities. 

In addition to being selected All-Connecticut Academic Team scholars, Jake Haynes received the New Century Transfer scholarship, Leah Thomas received the Century Workforce scholarship, Kathylee Perez was named a 2024 Coca-Cola Gold scholar, while Amelia Kearney and Max Richardson were recognized as Coca-Cola Silver and Bronze scholars, respectively.      

The 2024 All CT-Academic Team is listed alphabetically by town of residence with the campus they attend

Avon
Jamison Appell, CT State Northwestern 

Bethel
Victoria Cruz, CT State Naugatuck Valley    

Bridgeport
Maria Garcia, CT State Housatonic   

Burlington
Amelia Kearney, Coca-Cola Silver scholar, CT State Tunxis 

Cheshire
Sophia Acevedo, CT State Gateway

Dayville
Julia Revellese, CT State Quinebaug Valley 

Greenwich
Gabrielle Hauck, CT State Norwalk                    

Groton
Max Richardson, Coca-Cola Bronze scholar, CT State Three Rivers                               

Guilford
Meghan Serpis, CT State Middlesex 

Harwinton
Carla Galaise, CT State Northwestern 

Manchester
Kai Saucier-Drygren, CT State Asnuntuck                       

Meriden
Stephanie Girard, CT State Naugatuck Valley
Katherine Tocto Quituisaca, CT State Middlesex 

Mystic
Leah Thomas, New Century Workforce scholarship winner, CT State Three Rivers           

Naugatuck
Kathylee Perez, Coca-Cola Gold scholar, CT State Naugatuck Valley 

New Britain
Jake Haynes, New Century Transfer scholarship winner, CT State Tunxis 

New Haven
Ajarano Smith-Bowe, CT State Gateway        

Norwich
Patricia Monique Avisan, CT State Three Rivers  

Simsbury
Brittany Janzer, CT State Capital

South Windsor
Karen Celine Luci, CT State Manchester 

Stamford
Nanette Addow, CT State Norwalk 

Stratford
Victoria Randolph, CT State Housatonic      

Suffield
Ashley Birdsong, CT State Manchester           

West Hartford
Yazmine Goodlett, CT State Capital
Maxat Yerkeshev, CT State Manchester

 


For Immediate Release: 10 May 2024
Contact: Melissa Lamar, Director of Media & Public Relations
W: 860.773.1407 C:  860.836.4351