The Diablo Valley College San Ramon Campus congratulates Tony Cedillos and Shirine Tavakol for being selected as members of the 2008 Phi Theta Kappa All-California Community College Academic Team. The selection for the All-California teams was determined by the scores nominees received from Phi Theta Kappa judges at the national level selecting winners for the national academic teams. They joins 76 other students selected from the 109 California Community Colleges, which serve 2.6 million students annually.
Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 2 million members and 1,200 chapters located in all 50 of the United States, U.S. territories, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Germany, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, United Arab Emirates and Palau.
Tony, California High School, Class of 2006, is currently completing his second and final year at Diablo Valley College's San Ramon Campus and plans on transferring to UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business in the Fall of 2008.
Shirine, Monte Vista High School, Class of 2005, is currently completing her last semester at Diablo Valley College's San Ramon Campus with plans to transfer to UC Berkeley in the Fall of 2008. Shirine has chosen to major in the field of cognitive science, with the aspiration of becoming a practicing physician.