SUMMERDALE, PA (06/24/2011)(readMedia)-- Central Penn College selected criminal justice student Juanita Sinclair as the June student of the month. Sinclair was nominated for the honor by Assistant Dean Russell Kulp.
"Juanita is an outstanding student academically," said Kulp. "She has a strong work ethic and she is dependable. She faces each assignment or task with enthusiasm and determination to complete them on time and on quality. I consider Juanita an excellent example of a go-to person. She is the type of individual in your organization that you can always depend upon and with whom you can entrust a challenging and important assignment."
Starting in Fall 2008, Sinclair says she enjoys many things about Central Penn, including the small class sizes and caring professors. When asked about her favorite professor, she had many to choose from.
In addition to her professors, Sinclair also has external support that keeps her focused and motivated towards her goals.
"Besides myself, my friends, coworkers and professors are the reasons why I am extra motivated to succeed," stated Sinclair.
In Sinclair's spare time, she enjoys singing, reading and writing poetry. She also works as a work-study assistant for Kulp and Assistant Dean Carrie Widdowson.
"I have no doubt that Juanita will be successful in her chosen field," explained Kulp. "Juanita is dedicated to lifelong learning. I know she will continue her formal education and professional development. I have no doubt that she will rise to the ranks of leadership in her chosen profession."
Sinclair recently graduated on May 6 and it is clear that she is focused on her goals and plans for future success.
"In the next 10 years, I see myself furthering my education by going to school for my doctorate degree," said Sinclair.
Sinclair resides in Harrisburg, Pa.
Central Penn College has been helping students turn potential into career success since 1881, offering bachelor's and associate degrees in the fields of accounting, business administration, criminal justice, information technology, communications, digital arts, healthcare, homeland security and legal studies. The college, currently serving students at its Harrisburg, Lancaster and Lehigh Valley locations, attributes its high rate of student success to a caring faculty and its hands-on learning approach. Approximately 88.2 percent of Central Penn graduates are working or continuing their education within one year of graduation. Central Penn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. www.centralpenn.edu.