Outstanding Male Leadership Program Member

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Story By: Amye Bueno-Benitez

The ACC Male Leadership Program is designed to be the support and encouragement for first year male students. 

Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Edwin Sanchez found himself wanting to go to college, straight out of high school. However, he also needed a job. Sanchez felt that coming to Austin Community College was the best way to get where he wanted to go. He enrolled at ACC as a part-time student and was able to transition into a full-time student.

Read more about Edwin Sanchez’s story in Life4U magazine of pick up an issue on your campus.

Presidential Student Achievement Award Winner

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Story By: Mary Maule

The Presidential Student Achievement Award is the most prestigious Austin Community College award to be earned by a student. This recipient demonstrates academic excellence, service to ACC and our community, plus commitment to our values and vision.

Eleazar Herrera Hernandez was born in Mexico City and grew up in a small city near Tampico. As a child he became interested in Space after listening to physicists discuss singularities and the unknown qualities of space on Discovery Channel’s How the Universe Works. As there are many singularities in neuroscience and astrophysics, Herrera Hernandez has made it his goal to discover and answer to a single singularity. His goal has been refined as he determined his strengths and interests in the related subjects.

Read more about Eleazar Herrera Hernandez’s story in Life4U magazine.