Recently, Brad Conley, a student at the
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
, was recognized as a member of the All-USA Community College Academic Team and a New Century Scholar, representing the state.
He’s one of 20 students selected from a pool of 1,700 nominations that came from around the country to be part of the team, according to school information.
On April 23, Conley was recognized for the achievement at a convention in Orlando, Florida, and he got a shout-out in USA Today.
The honors come with $4,500 in scholarship money.
“The New Century Scholars program and the All-USA Community College Academic Team honor outstanding community college students for their grades, leadership, extracurricular involvement, and volunteerism,” MCTC materials read.