Each year, we honor our student-athletes and supporters with the following awards:

"The Zone" Student-Athlete of the Year

The Student-Athlete of the Year Award is given each year to a student-athlete who is actively engaged in both the academic and athletic program at PCC. Typical characteristics of the Student-Athlete of the Year include:

  • Utilizes Zone Resources
  • Contributes to their athletic team
  • Successful academically and/or has made constant academic progress and improvement
  • Well-connected with counselors and staff in the Zone
  • Met the requirements necessary to transfer and/or graduate
  • Has demonstrated personal growth during their time at PCC

Past Recipients

  • 2017-2018: Angelica Wintercorn and Jose Jimenez
  • 2016-2017: Alex Howard and Kailyn Gideon
  • 2015-2016: Holly Riker Sloan and Judith Espinoza
  • 2014-2015: Bailey Shaw-Rodriguez and Franklyn Cervanka
  • 2013-2014: Sara Quintero and Raul Mier-Martinez
  • 2012-2013: Sabrina Martinez and Caleb Woods
  • 2011-2012: Stella Ghazarian and Robert Pachorek
  • 2010-2011: Anna Shahinian and Grant Haggard
  • 2009-2010: Kimberly Smith and Joshua Morgan
  • 2008-2009: Ashley Marshman and Candace Price and Tyler Craig
  • 2007-2008: Kristine Huliganga and Marcus Anderson
  • 2006-2007: Jessica Torres and David Pittman
  • 2005-2006: Lauren Ballesteros and Erik Lomeli
  • 2004-2005: Sarah Sherman and Mario Cobian
  • 2003-2004: Lorean Mapp and Zachary Kalter
  • 2002-2003: Melissa Davis and Pedro Chavez
  • 2001-2002: Elaine Martinez and Nathan Chandler

Supporter of the Year

The Supporter of the Year award goes to a PCC faculty or staff who encourages athletes both on and off the field. In addition to the work they do athletically, they also participate in the Zone and its programs as well as interacting and engaged with students.

  • 2014-2015: Monica Tantlinger
  • 2013-2014: Reggie Rivas
  • 2012-2013: Tammy Knott-Silva

Scholar Ballers

Each year, the Scholar Baller Awards recognize active PCC student-athletes who have excelled academically. This award is given to all student athletes who have:

- completed at least one season of competition at PCC
- minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (only one 3-unit intercollegiate KATH will be used)
- completed at least 18 academic units (non KATH/KINA) per academic year
- completed at least 6-8 units in Math and English per academic year
- completed at least 3-6 units in their major per academic year