Sheldon Early College High School celebrates 2018 graduates

05.18.2018 | By Andrea Vasquez

HOUSTON – San Jacinto College and Sheldon Early College High School celebrated the senior class of 2018 at their annual dual diploma ceremony.

The third graduating class from Sheldon Early College High School saw 28 students receive their associate degrees three weeks before their high school graduation. In total, the class of 2018 received more than $385,000 in scholarships. Sheldon Early College High School began in 2012 through a partnership between San Jacinto College and Sheldon Independent School District.

Sheldon Early College High School students pictured by row left to right: Row 1: Darren Thomas, Casandra Cuellar, Bryan Martinez and Daniela Gonzalez. Row 2: Jeremy Arenas, Madelyne Arevalo, Tu Banh, Ryan Bernelle, Marques Brown, Fatima Caldera and Alexandra Castillo. Row 3: Leonardo Diaz, Joshua Early, Sergio Flores-Cruz, Carlos Galaviz, Dariana Gonzalez, Adriana Hurtado, Carmen Jasso and Jessica Longoria. Row 4: Marilyn Lopez, Samai Martinez, Jessie Morton, Asuka Neal, Jesus Ortega, Karissa Rangel, Robert Rodriguez and Sergio Torres. Row 5: Edilene Uribe-Macias.

San Jacinto College administration pictured left aisle (front to back): Dr. Brenda Hellyer, Chancellor; Dan Mims, Board of Trustees Vice Chair; Dr. Laurel Williamson, Deputy Chancellor and President; Dr. Pamela Campbell, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Success Partnerships; Dr. Anne Dickens, Dual Credit Director.

Sheldon Independent School District administration pictured right aisle (front to back): King Davis, Superintendent; RoxAnne Chennault, Dean of Sheldon Early College High School; Erron Mahone, Counselor; Karen Gallow, Director of Advanced Academics; Dr. Demetrius McCall, Principal of C. E. King High School.

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. As a fiscally sound institution, the College currently holds bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s, respectively. San Jacinto College is a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Rising Star Award recipient and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Approximately 45,000 credit and non-credit students each year benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers eight areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to four-year colleges or universities or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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