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Genesee Community College Albion Campus Center Awards Student and Instructor of the Semester

Posted 29 May 2013 at 12:00 am

Press Release: Genesee Community College

BATAVIA, NY (05/28/2013)(readMedia)– An inspirational instructor and a high-achieving student are being honored for their academic and teaching performances during Spring 2013 at the Albion Campus Center of Genesee Community College. The honorees are selected based on nominations from instructors and students.

Instructor of the Semester at Albion is Mary Vanderzell of Rochester. Mary teaches English Composition courses as well as Children’s Literature and has worked at the Albion campus since 2011. Mary received numerous student nominations. Nominated by one as the “world’s best English teacher”, Mary is passionate about her work and makes every effort to ensure the success of each of her students.

Student of the Semester at Albion is Carmela Allen of Waterport. A non-traditional student in GCC’s Computer Support and Operations AAS degree program, Carmela holds a 4.0 GPA average. Noted for being someone who is “very unassuming in her talents, but is very talented indeed”, Carmela is steadfast and goal-driven and doesn’t let distractions get in her way. Her instructors believe she is completely deserving of this recognition.