LCCC Student Receives Phi Theta Kappa Recognition; Two Students Receive All-Ohio Honors

Lorain County Community College student Nicolette Jordan is earning accolades in Ohio and beyond for her leadership and academic achievements.

Jordan is the community service representative for the LCCC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), a national honor society for community colleges.

Lorain County Community College student Nicolette Jordan is earning accolades in Ohio and beyond for her leadership and academic achievements.

Jordan is the community service representative for the LCCC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), a national honor society for community colleges. The LCCC chapter was recently awarded the Order of the Torch, which recognizes outstanding leadership, fellowship, enthusiasm and service. The award was presented at the Phi Theta Kappa International Convention in Orlando, Florida. The LCCC chapter was also designated a Four Star chapter.

“This group is one of the best that we’ve had at LCCC. They are a very impressive team of young men and women,” said LCCC professor George Vourlojianis, who advises the group along with professor Jim Jordan.

Nicolette Jordan is also one of two LCCC students named to the All-Ohio Third Academic Team. The All-Ohio award recognizes community college students for academic achievement, as well as leadership and community service.

Jordan came to LCCC as a dual enrollment student from Firelands High School. Now a high school senior, she takes all of her couses at LCCC. In May, she will earn an Associate of Arts degree with a 3.89 grade point average. In June, she will graduate high school.

On campus, Jordan is an active member of PTK and the Psi Beta psychology club, where she is the community service representative. She assists with children’s ministry at Church on the North Coast, where she plans children’s plays and other events. She also volunteers each month with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County, where she is works with children who have not yet been paired with a Big.

Jordan will continue her education at Cleveland State University, where she will pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She plans to earn a Ph. D. in psychology and open her own practice to help families dealing with mental illness.

LCCC student Jacqueline Makowski was also named to the All-Ohio Academic Third Team. Makowski is a Lorain County Early College High School student who will earn an associate degree and her high school diploma in May.

Early College High School is a unique program that allows select students to earn a high school diploma and associate degree simultaneously – all on the LCCC campus.

Makowski is the principal investigator for the LCCC HIV/AIDS research group, which is researching a cure for HIV/AIDS using gene mutation therapy. She presented the group’s research at the American Society of Microbiology conference in San Francisco.

Makowski works with the LCCC PRIDE Club to promote HIV screenings and other events on campus. She is active in youth ministry at Christ Church, where she coordinates and secures resources for youth activites.  She is also active in Girl Scouts Troop #478 of Northeast Ohio.

Makowski will attend The Ohio State University to study medicine in the fall. She plans to earn a master’s degree in medical science with the goal of becoming a physician’s assistant.

LCCC Student Receives Phi Theta Kappa Recognition; Two Students Receive All-Ohio Honors

Lorain County Community College student Nicolette Jordan is earning accolades in Ohio and beyond for her leadership and academic achievements.

Jordan is the community service representative for the LCCC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), a national honor society for community colleges.

Lorain County Community College student Nicolette Jordan is earning accolades in Ohio and beyond for her leadership and academic achievements.

Jordan is the community service representative for the LCCC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), a national honor society for community colleges. The LCCC chapter was recently awarded the Order of the Torch, which recognizes outstanding leadership, fellowship, enthusiasm and service. The award was presented at the Phi Theta Kappa International Convention in Orlando, Florida. The LCCC chapter was also designated a Four Star chapter.

“This group is one of the best that we’ve had at LCCC. They are a very impressive team of young men and women,” said LCCC professor George Vourlojianis, who advises the group along with professor Jim Jordan.

Nicolette Jordan is also one of two LCCC students named to the All-Ohio Third Academic Team. The All-Ohio award recognizes community college students for academic achievement, as well as leadership and community service.

Jordan came to LCCC as a dual enrollment student from Firelands High School. Now a high school senior, she takes all of her couses at LCCC. In May, she will earn an Associate of Arts degree with a 3.89 grade point average. In June, she will graduate high school.

On campus, Jordan is an active member of PTK and the Psi Beta psychology club, where she is the community service representative. She assists with children’s ministry at Church on the North Coast, where she plans children’s plays and other events. She also volunteers each month with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County, where she is works with children who have not yet been paired with a Big.

Jordan will continue her education at Cleveland State University, where she will pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She plans to earn a Ph. D. in psychology and open her own practice to help families dealing with mental illness.

LCCC student Jacqueline Makowski was also named to the All-Ohio Academic Third Team. Makowski is a Lorain County Early College High School student who will earn an associate degree and her high school diploma in May.

Early College High School is a unique program that allows select students to earn a high school diploma and associate degree simultaneously – all on the LCCC campus.

Makowski is the principal investigator for the LCCC HIV/AIDS research group, which is researching a cure for HIV/AIDS using gene mutation therapy. She presented the group’s research at the American Society of Microbiology conference in San Francisco.

Makowski works with the LCCC PRIDE Club to promote HIV screenings and other events on campus. She is active in youth ministry at Christ Church, where she coordinates and secures resources for youth activites.  She is also active in Girl Scouts Troop #478 of Northeast Ohio.

Makowski will attend The Ohio State University to study medicine in the fall. She plans to earn a master’s degree in medical science with the goal of becoming a physician’s assistant.

LCCC Student Receives Phi Theta Kappa Recognition; Two Students Receive All-Ohio Honors

Lorain County Community College student Nicolette Jordan is earning accolades in Ohio and beyond for her leadership and academic achievements.

Jordan is the community service representative for the LCCC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), a national honor society for community colleges.

Lorain County Community College student Nicolette Jordan is earning accolades in Ohio and beyond for her leadership and academic achievements.

Jordan is the community service representative for the LCCC chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), a national honor society for community colleges. The LCCC chapter was recently awarded the Order of the Torch, which recognizes outstanding leadership, fellowship, enthusiasm and service. The award was presented at the Phi Theta Kappa International Convention in Orlando, Florida. The LCCC chapter was also designated a Four Star chapter.

“This group is one of the best that we’ve had at LCCC. They are a very impressive team of young men and women,” said LCCC professor George Vourlojianis, who advises the group along with professor Jim Jordan.

Nicolette Jordan is also one of two LCCC students named to the All-Ohio Third Academic Team. The All-Ohio award recognizes community college students for academic achievement, as well as leadership and community service.

Jordan came to LCCC as a dual enrollment student from Firelands High School. Now a high school senior, she takes all of her couses at LCCC. In May, she will earn an Associate of Arts degree with a 3.89 grade point average. In June, she will graduate high school.

On campus, Jordan is an active member of PTK and the Psi Beta psychology club, where she is the community service representative. She assists with children’s ministry at Church on the North Coast, where she plans children’s plays and other events. She also volunteers each month with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County, where she is works with children who have not yet been paired with a Big.

Jordan will continue her education at Cleveland State University, where she will pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She plans to earn a Ph. D. in psychology and open her own practice to help families dealing with mental illness.

LCCC student Jacqueline Makowski was also named to the All-Ohio Academic Third Team. Makowski is a Lorain County Early College High School student who will earn an associate degree and her high school diploma in May.

Early College High School is a unique program that allows select students to earn a high school diploma and associate degree simultaneously – all on the LCCC campus.

Makowski is the principal investigator for the LCCC HIV/AIDS research group, which is researching a cure for HIV/AIDS using gene mutation therapy. She presented the group’s research at the American Society of Microbiology conference in San Francisco.

Makowski works with the LCCC PRIDE Club to promote HIV screenings and other events on campus. She is active in youth ministry at Christ Church, where she coordinates and secures resources for youth activites.  She is also active in Girl Scouts Troop #478 of Northeast Ohio.

Makowski will attend The Ohio State University to study medicine in the fall. She plans to earn a master’s degree in medical science with the goal of becoming a physician’s assistant.

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