PCC honors student Tutors of the Year
Community College’s Academic Success Center honored its student tutors and
named two Tutors of the Year during celebrations on May 1 on the Person County
Campus and on May 2 on the Caswell County Campus. Ronald K. Booker Jr. was named Tutor of the
Year for the Person County Campus, and Jacqueline L. Jones was named Tutor of
the Year for the Caswell County Campus.
the fall and spring semesters, students receiving tutoring voted for the Tutor
of the Month. Tutor of the Year was awarded to the individual receiving the
most cumulative votes throughout the academic year. All ASC tutors were honored
and acknowledged at recent celebrations.
tutored math students on the Person County Campus and helps them enjoy and
understand math. “Ron is patient, knowledgeable, friendly, shows concern for
students, and helps me understand,” commented one student on the ballot. Booker graduated this month, receiving an Associate
of Science degree and an Associate of Arts degree in University Transfer.
assisted Caswell County Campus students learning to use computer applications
such as Microsoft Office and Blackboard.
One student wrote: “Jackie Jones is a very nice person who breaks things
down so I can understand my work better.”
Jones currently holds an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice and is
working toward an Associate in Science degree in Business and Accounting at
the Person County celebration, faculty, staff, and students enjoyed
refreshments, music, and entertainment provided by Spoken Word poet Dasan
Ahanu, one of the founders of the Black Poetry Theater in Durham.
at the Caswell celebration was provided by Spoken Word poet Kimberly McCrae,
also member of the Black Poetry Theater in Durham.
student tutors who were honored as Tutors of the Month were: Joey Sanders,
Sharon Taylor, Kristi Irby, Tierra Henderson, Georgette Ambruso, Barbara
Younger, Kyle Longacre, Will Buslinger, Drake Howell, and Anne Stout.
Academic Success Center offers free tutoring for registered PCC students in a
wide range of subjects, such as Math, Writing, Sciences, and Basic Computer
Applications. The student tutors come
highly recommended by faculty and excel in their given subject matter.