President's Student Leadership Award

Each year, the President’s Student Leadership Award is presented to a graduating student for exemplary leadership and scholarship. The recipient is selected from nominations received from faculty, staff and students of the Cañada community. The 2018 nomination process will begin Spring 2019.


The award recipient will be selected based on the following criteria: 

  • Contributes in a meaningful way(s) to the lives of students, his/her community, and/or Cañada College,
  • develops, pursues, and achieves personal educational goals,
  • demonstrates leadership qualities that represent the values and mission of the College,
  • achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or higher,
  • is a graduating student in Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Spring 2019.


Past President's Leadership Award Recipients

  • 2018 Travis McIntosh
  • 2017 Andrea Chlarson Johnson
  • 2016 Jessica Susan Rose
  • 2015 Sarahi Salamanca Espinoza
  • 2014 Nikita Michelson
  • 2013 Doris Vargas
  • 2012 Tristan Sheldon
  • 2011 Xochitl Rios
  • 2010 Violeta Crow
  • 2009 Ashley Cohen and Alex Maldonado-Garcia
  • 2008 Noel Chavez