People who seek personal growth through education work hard to prove themselves in the school system. However, working hard is sometimes rewarded for those who really push themselves to meet their goals.
Washington State Community College announced that it recognized more than 800 students during its 2011 Honors Recognition Reception on May 24, according to the News and Sentinel. The school looks to honor each individual on their personal achievements.
Academic officials noted that it is important to recognize students who were going above and beyond in their education.
"The college takes the opportunity each year to honor those students that have excelled in academics and leadership," the school's interim president Mark Nutter told the news provider. "These students are fully engaged in the learning process and service to others and it is certainly appropriate to take time to honor them."
In this current economy, it is important for individual to seek a higher education in order to give themselves better opportunities in the job market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there is a lower unemployment rate for people who have not pursued a higher education.