Student of Distinction Award (SODA)

The Student Awards Ceremony

About SODA

This prestigious award acknowledges 20 current Southwestern College students who excel academically, participate in leadership activities, and demonstrate commitment to a goal or purpose.  

  • The awardee and nominator will be invited to attend the awards ceremony and dinner.
  • The awardee will receive a scholarship and a medallion during the ceremony.

Remember, students cannot nominate themselves! It’s up to you!

Who is eligible to nominate a student? SWC Faculty, SWC Administrator, SWC Classified employee. Students, Hourlies, Contractors, Consultants cannot nominate students.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a current SWC student enrolled in at least 6 units in Spring 2021
  • Have an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 at SWC
  • Must have a minimum of 30 units completed at Southwestern College
  • Have a Student Education Plan on file as proof of plans to transfer or complete a program
  • May not have received a Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Must not be a past SODA recipient
  • Must not have any disciplinary records at Southwestern College

Nominations start Feb. 1, 2021 and closes on Feb. 28, 2021.  To nominate a student, please visit the SODA page.

For further information, please contact Jenny Marasigan (see Get In Touch below).