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College Honors Program

The Yavapai College Honors Program provides educational enrichment opportunities and scholarship incentives for exceptional Yavapai College students. The program fosters an environment of service, intellectual curiosity, academic achievement, and social responsibility. Its members offer both classroom and campus leadership. Its graduates go forth to further their education, serve their community, and make the world a better place.

"The program has been a major source of educational and personal growth. I have been exposed to very bright people with a wide range of thoughts and beliefs."

-- Matt Stalter College Honors Program


Current Service Projects

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Students in the College Honor Program will be assisting K-12 families with free tutoring during the fall semester.

Contact the CHP student below that best meets your tutoring needs. For any questions regarding the CHP tutoring, please contact Denise Woolsey, Program Director denise.woolsey@yc.edu

CHP TUTOR  

EMAIL  

SUBJECTS  OFFERED  

Rhiannah Alley

ralley2@scholar.yc.edu

Math up to Algebra 2, English, Writing,

Brie Baker

ggbak440@gmail.com

English, Studying, Reading, Essay Writing, Theatre

Coke Bast

coke.bast@yc.edu

All Subject Areas

Alexander Cyr

acyr1@yc.edu

English, Math, Biology, Essay review

Sara D'Alessandro

sdalessa@scholar.yc.edu

English, Reading, Studying,

Cassidy Farias

ckananif@outlook.com

All English, Math up to Calculus

Samuel Hartnett

samhartnett3238@gmail.com

Math (thru Pre-calc) and Chem

Justin Hysom-Call

jhysomca@scholar.yc.edu

arithmetic, trigonometry, English/writing, Biology, note taking/study skills

Bethany Kottman

bkottman@scholar.yc.edu

Math (thru Pre-Calc) and English (specifically creative or essay writing)

Kaylee Malin

kayleemalin@gmail.com

English, Math, Science (biology and anatomy), After school care, Decompression time

Deanna Miller

deannacarrollmiller@gmail.com

English, Writing, Math, Studying

Margaret Nardo

maggienardo@gmail.com

 Science, math, English, Study Skills, Application Assistance

Mayka Pavon Unzueta

mpavonun@yc.edu

Spanish, Biology, Chemistry and Math

Autumn Re

are@yc.edu

English, researching, note taking, success coaching, scholarship writing, stress management, study skills, American Sign Language

Nicole Reithal

n.reithal@gmail.com

Math (through PreCalc), English

Justin Ritzenthaler

justinritzenthaler@gmail.com

Math, Reading, Chemistry, Auto, English

Sierra Romero

sromero4@yc.edu

History, English, Writing, Biology

Zoe Sokoloski

zsokolos@scholar.yc.edu

History, English, Writing

Michael Swyers

mswyers@yc.edu

Math (through Calc 1), English, and Biology

Brittany Thomas

bthomas8@yc.edu

English, elementary-middle school-level math, critical thinking, and time management

Kari Warne

kari.warne@yc.edu

History, English, Writing, Bio, Chem. Anything but Math

Samara Yamamoto

Samaralani02@gmail.com

English, math


CHP Member Benefits

  • A tuition waiver for 15 credits
  • Fees Paid
  • Dorm Room (depending on funding and availability)
  • Textbooks
  • Educational and enriching trips and activities
  • Personalized mentoring from professors and advisors

College Honors Program Academic Requirements

Students who have proven their ability to excel academically can participate in the College Honors Program on either the Prescott or Verde Valley campuses.


Eligibility Guidelines

Applicants must meet all the following criteria:

  • be at least 17 years of age by the start of the Fall semester, AND
  • have at least two full semesters (24 credits) of work remaining
  • have at least two full semesters (24 credits) of work remaining before completion of an Associate degree (applicants may be asked to provide an advisor-signed academic plan),
  • Applicants must be pursuing their first college degree.

Applicants must include only one of the following with their application:

  • High School Transcripts demonstrating a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale (or a score of 650 or greater on a High School Equivalence Diploma), or
  • College Transcripts demonstrating 12 or more completed credits of degree or certificate seeking classes of a GPA of 3.5 or higher, OR
  • An SAT score of 1100 or higher, OR An ACT score of 24 or higher

After admission to CHP Students must:

  • Enroll and complete a minimum of 13 credit hours each semester (from courses numbered 100 or higher)
  • Progress towards earning a Yavapai College Associates Degree
  • Participate in special honors activities
  • Maintain a minimum semester GPA of 3.5
  • Participate in CHP 190: Honors Colloquium every Friday during the fall and spring semesters

Note: scholarship funding available for up to four semesters



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