Pasco-Hernando State College Volume XL, Issue II - Fall 2017 - Page 21
Scott Howery (West Campus, New Port Richey) – Among Jennifer Scalf (North Campus, Brooksville) – Successfully
the most reliable and well-known students on campus, Howery juggling the demands of PTK chapter president, club leader, and
is dependable, engaging, resourceful and always positive. The peer mentor, Scalf is passionate about education and led her club
founding president of the West Campus Rotaract club, he also to hold two successful Community College Completion Corps
served as an exemplary member of the nationally ranked PHSC events in 2016.
co-ed cheer team.
Throughout the banquet, numerous awards recognized deserving
Ashley King (North Campus, Brooksville) – Passionate about students, college clubs and organizations. Additional information
increasing awareness and support for mental illness, King is an on the College’s robust Student Life and Leadership events as
aspiring social worker and a skilled mediator of group discussions well as the more than 50 student clubs and organizations is
and collaborations as president of the campus National Alliance of available at www.phsc.edu.
Mental Illness (NAMI) group.
Jessi Perez (East Campus, Dade City) – A single mother and
part-time certified nurse assistant, Perez found time to serve as a
college peer mentor, East Campus Phi Theta Kappa president and
Student Government Association vice president.
Samantha Politano (Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch,
Wesley Chapel) – Dual enrollment student Politano completed
her AA degree, served as PTK vice president, and traveled to the
PTK convention in Jacksonville, wining third place for an Honors-
in-Action project on road safety and an award for photography. 2017 Outstanding Student Leaders, from left: Richard Roberts
Politano graduated as valedictorian of Wesley Chapel High II, Ashley Puckett, Monica Baione, Scott Howery, Jessi Perez,
School, class of 2017. Diana Castro Jaramillo, Joyce Barker (Felisha Barker’s mom),
Ashley King, Jennifer Scalf, and Tim Beard, Ph.D., PHSC
Ashley Puckett (East Campus, Dade City) – With a goal president. Outstanding Student Leaders not pictured: Ashley
to step out of her comfort zone, Puckett earned a position as Bozarth, Devon Chavarria and Samantha Politano.
a student ambassador. She excelled in this role for two years,
helping PHSC students and visitors feel welcome and included.
Richard Roberts II (West Campus, New Port Richey) –
At an open house that welcomed
Championing mental health awareness and advocating for
compassion and understanding of others is Robert’s trademark.
A dedicated PTK member, he organized more than 135 hours of
community service, most for Habitat for Humanity.
VETERANS AND FAMILIES WELCOMED TO
NORTH CAMPUS EVENT
military veterans and their families,
representatives from PHSC,
CareerSource Pasco Hernando, and