CMCC students honored for academic achievement


AUBURN — Two honor students at Central Maine Community College, Natalie Hollows and Rebecca Smith, have been named to the Maine Community College System All-Maine Academic Team. They were honored recently along with other MCCS students at a ceremony in Augusta.

Hollows, who resides in Auburn, is president of the Phi Theta Kappa chapter at CMCC. She also serves as a TRiO Program student tutor, writing tutor, community band member and volunteers for the Good Shepherd Food Bank and Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Smith serves as Phi Theta Kappa secretary and is also a peer tutor and member of the Women in Technology student organization. She volunteers at the Mechanic Falls Church of the Nazarene and the St. Vincent’s DePaul’s Thrift Store. She resides in Lewiston.

The All-Maine Academic Team is part of the national Phi Theta Kappa program, an international honor society for two-year colleges. Students are nominated and selected for the team by their college based on outstanding academic achievement, leadership and service.