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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Housatonic Community College honors 8 Milford students

      Eight Milford students at Housatonic Community College were honored at HCC’s recent Awards Night ceremony honoring the “Best of the Best” of the Class of 2012.

Student Gayatree Hazarika topped the field of Milford students, winning three awards. Hazarika walked away with the Housatonic Foundation Scholar award, the Outstanding Community College Accounting Student (Connecticut Society of CPA’s Educational Trust Fund) award, and the Certificate of Achievement in Business Administration: Accounting award.

Other award recipients include:
·         Daniel J. Bourque, Who's Who Among Students in American Junior College.
·         Thomas J. Carissimi, Academic Accomplishment in Business Administration: General.
·         Justin C. Dauscher, Housatonic Foundation Scholar.
·         Bethani Hart, Ralph Fabrizio Scholarship: Outstanding Achievement in in Behavioral
Sciences, and Outstanding Achievement in Behavioral Sciences.
·         Marissa E. Segreto, Outstanding Academic Achievement in Human Services.
·         Brian J. Shoop, Academic Achievement in Business Administration: Customer
·         Jason K. Van Fleet, Excellence in the Liberal Arts & Sciences: Pre-Environmental Science Program.

Housatonic Community College provides an affordable and accessible education through two-year degrees, transfer preparation, and certificate programs, as well as a wide variety of continuing education and personal/professional enrichment seminars and workshops.  In addition, HCC offers employee and occupational training for businesses, municipalities, government agencies, and professional associations to help develop the educated and skilled workforce required to meet regional business and industry needs.  HCC is nationally recognized as an “Achieving the Dream” institution.  To learn more, visit the college’s website at:

HCC is located at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in downtown Bridgeport, less than 150 yards off I-95 (Exit 27) and Rte. 8 (Exit 1), a block from the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard. Free parking is available in the Housatonic garage.

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