For Immediate Release
June 25, 2019

Michele Wilcox Named 2019 Coca-Cola Academic Team Gold Scholar

Michelle Wilcox headshot

Michelle Wilcox, an Eastern Campus student, has been named a 2019 Coca-Cola Academic Team Gold Scholar and will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship.  Students are nominated for the academic team by their college and election is based on academic achievement, leadership, and engagement in college and community service.

Coca-Cola Academic Team members will be recognized in both local and statewide ceremonies and will also be recognized internationally during Phi Theta Kappa’s annual convention, PTK Catalyst, April 4-6 in Orlando, Florida.

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars with nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually. Each scholar also receives a commemorative medallion.

Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of community college students and helping them to grow as scholars and leaders. The Society is made up of more than 3.5 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in 10 nations. Learn more at