Three SPC Students Selected for All-Texas Academic Team

January 30, 2020

Alexa Saavedra, Strategic Communications Coordinator

St. Philip’s College students, Catherine Cantu, Michelle Ochoa and Jose Martinez, were named to the All-Texas Academic Team.

The Texas All-State Academic Team is sponsored by the Texas Association of Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa International, a worldwide honor society. The awards are presented annually to two-year college students nominated by their institutions to compete for one of 20 spots in the All-USA Community College Academic Team scholarship program. Students are selected based on outstanding academic achievement, demonstrations of leadership and community service.

The students will be awarded on April 1, 2020, at The University of Texas at Dallas.


“This recognition fuels the perseverance and tenacity I have to continue my career goals in life.”

White House HBCU Scholar, Catherine Cantu.


 “I feel honored and thankful for being selected, it will motivate me to get better grades and achieve my career.” 

Information Technology student, Jose Martinez.


“I know there are lots of college students that work hard, being selected brings me much pride in representing my college.” 

Nursing student, Michelle Ochoa.