Student of Distinction Award (SODA)

The Student Awards Ceremony (SODA)

The Student Awards Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in Mayan Hall at 5:30pm. 

To RSVP, please click below:rsvp

To purchase additional dinner tickets, please click: tickets

Please contact Jenny Marasigan for ceremony related questions at

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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a current SWC student enrolled in at least 6 units in Spring 2019
  • 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

The DEADLINE TO NOMINATE a student is on Thursday, FEBRUARY 28, 2019.

The Student Award Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 5:30pm in the Mayan Hall.

Make Your Nominations Now

View the SODA Flyer (PDF)

Student Awards Ceremony 2019
- SODA awardees may receive up to 2 (two) complimentary guest tickets.
- Scholarship awardees may receive 1 (one) complimentary guest ticket.
- Donors may receive up to (2) two complimentary tickets.
Additional dinner tickets may be purchased for $12.00.

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