Congratulations to the Cengage 2022 All-USA Academic Scholars

Cengage partners with Phi Theta Kappa (AACC) each year to award $5,000 scholarships to twenty of America’s top college students. It’s known as the All-USA Academic Team Scholarship and is highly regarded by students seeking an associate’s degree. We want to congratulate the winners who worked tirelessly to earn this scholarship and to highlight their individual journeys in the hope that these outstanding students will inspire others.
The Winners

Lucia Barberena
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College – Jackson County Campus (MS).
Major: Marketing Administration with a Focus on Business Administration
Lucia is a bilingual first-generation American. She plans to pursue a career as an immigration lawyer and politician, with a particular focus on reforming the U.S. Immigration system. She is a member of her college’s student government, the founder of Hispanic American Club, and a 2021 Leaders of Promise scholar. She was a part of the S.A.L.S.A scholarship (Society Advocating for Latin Students Achievement) foundation, and she is currently vice president of Phi Theta Kappa Chapter. She is also the first Mississippi female to become an Eagle Scout.

Jasmine “Camille” Brown
Georgia Highlands College – Douglasville Campus (GA)
Major: Business Administration with a special focus on Entrepreneurship
Camille is a violinist, songwriter, and she’s thinking about starting her own record company to mentor and support young musicians. She is also interested in music for movies, video games, and musical productions. Camille has had to overcome anxiety, depression, and fibromyalgia. She is a Phi Theta Kappa vice president and regional vice-president, and organizes and helps with various activities like the College Earth Day Clean Up or Drive-In Movie Night. Camille suggested an initiative related to human trafficking for her Honors in Action chapter. She partnered with an awareness organization to host information tables, and coordinated a project to collect hygiene products for victims of human trafficking.

Megan Capp
Rogue Community College – Grants Pass Campus (OR).
Major advances in manufacturing
Megan is a nontraditional student who has a passion to grow food sustainably and use manufacturing technology to lower costs for small farmers. She is currently working on her business plan, and designing an automated machine for post-harvest and packing. She hopes to start a company that makes mobile automated units for small farms. Megan is her sister with intellectual disabilities and she is her co-caregiver. Megan was also awarded the 2019-2020 Outstanding Student Employee Award for the Rogue Community College Welding Department.

Hannah Combs
Jefferson State Community College – Shelby-Hoover Campus (AL).
Major: Business Administration – Entrepreneurship and Communication
Hannah is a non-speaker and uses a letterboard to communicate. Hannah will be the first Alabama degree candidate to use a laminated paper letterboard for communication. Hannah is the president of her Phi Theta Kappa Chapter and the primary researcher. Hannah is also the editor of the school’s literary magazine. She will be receiving an award for her writing during the Sigma Kappa Delta national convention. She plans to open a consulting company to help school districts and advocate for non-speaking students.

Brianna Cooley
Bossier Parish Community College (LA).
Major: Data Analytics and Health Care Administration
Brianna will graduate high school one-year early. She is a dual-enrolled student, and a new Phi Theta Kappa member. She has been involved in many community service activities. Her volunteer work has centered on suicide prevention and awareness. After completing her master’s degree, Brianna plans on joining the U.S. Air Force. After her military service, she hopes to be a hospital administrator.

Cheyenne Glass
Chipola College – Marianna Campus (FL)
Major: Dental Hygiene
Cheyenne was a dentist in her rural community and plans to continue her career in dentistry. Cheyenne started the “Thrifting For Tanzania” project after a mission trip to Tanzania. She collected clothes and toys, opened a thrift shop, and used the proceeds of the sale to dig a well in a Tanzanian village so that they could have clean drinking water. She is vice president of Phi Theta Kappa chapter, a tutor in Physics and Organic Chemistry, and secretary to the Student Scientist Association. Cheyenne continues to volunteer in the community through her church.

Carly Glasse
Orange County Community College Middletown Campus (NY).
Major: Business/Non-Profit Management
Carly is a non-traditional student and plans to tra