|MWCC Student Trustee Among "29 Who Shine"
|Christine L. Eck|
Twenty-nine outstanding 2013 graduates of Massachusetts community colleges, state universities and the University of Massachusetts will be honored for academic achievement and their contributions to the Commonwealth during a Statehouse ceremony on May 2 sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education.
MWCC Student Trustee Christine L. Eck, a human services major, was selected as this year's recipient of the award. A Barre resident, mother of three and an active volunteer on campus and in her community, Eck is recognized on campus as a champion for the college and for public higher education.
Each of the student honorees selected a faculty or staff mentor who provided them with motivational support and intellectual guidance on campus. Eck selected Professor Janice M. Gearan, chair of the psychology and social services department.