San Antonio – The Community College Futures Assembly (CCFA) named El Paso Community College (EPCC) Student Technology Service (STS) and Student Culinary Service (SCS) finalists for the 2019 Bellwether Award.
“This consideration is a statement to the hard work and dedication of the current and former students in the Culinary Arts program at EPCC,” Chef Jonathan Nickerson, SCS Manager said.
The program hires and trains students in the real work environment for future reference related to their major.
“STS has a positive impact for students to succeed at EPCC,” Debbie Aguilera, STS Manager said.
The STS and SCS programs were two of 10 finalists in the instructional programs and services category. The 2019 Bellwether awards
received over 200 applications.
STS is the student employment arm of the Instructional area of El Paso Community College. STS, managed entirely by students, is a program that empowers decision-making, budget management, and customer service.
Meanwhile, SCS provides hands on training and instruction to increase preparation skills in the culinary arts and restaurant management for students in the program.
The winners will be announced at the CCFA Annual Meeting on February 5, 2019 in San Antonio.
CCFA recognizes effective programs in the area of workforce development, instructional programs and services and planning, governance, and finance.