Release Date Jan. 25
The National Junior College Athletic Association has named Marbel Santana, sophomore at Brookhaven College, to the All-American Second Team in Division III Women’s Soccer. Santana has played for the Brookhaven College Bears for two years as a defender. Last year, she was voted Defensive Player of the Year for the Metro Athletic Conference. In addition, she earned a 3.55 grade point average and, consequently, a Metro Athletic Conference Academic Award.
On January 21st, students and employees from Brookhaven, Richland and North Lake colleges came together to give back to the community for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. The event was organized by Andrew Deibert, Service Learning and Civic Engagement coordinator at Brookhaven College, where the event was held. Out of the 97 volunteers who participated, 37 students and employees were from Brookhaven College. Last year, a smaller group of students completed three challenges, but with the shared group working together, seven tasks were completed this year. Before starting their challenges, students were placed in random groups and participated in a diversity session. Then, they gathered items for three different arms of Catholic Charities for children, infants and refugees in need and raised money for scholarships at the Town North YMCA. Students also made toys for the Farmers Branch Animal Shelter, collected books for Medical City Children’s Hospital and helped with activities at Lindan Park Care Center.
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