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12 Adult Learners Inducted into National Adult Education Honor Society

March 28 | 2:00 pm | Virtual

Pima Community College Adult Basic Education for College and Career will host its 21st Annual Adult Education Honor Society Induction Ceremony on March 28th.

  • What: National Adult Education Honor Society Induction Ceremony
  • When: March 28, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Go to Virtual Event

Twelve students will be inducted into the National Adult Education Honor Society and will be recognized for their achievements by a representative from U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva’s office.

The 12 inductees are:

  • Blanca Ines Acosta Baez
  • Carla Elenes
  • Cirila Josefina Esparza
  • Jennylee January
  • Faith Keleher
  • Robin Martin
  • Atheena “TT” Martinez
  • Arnold P. Montiel Jr.
  • Stephen Ndelule
  • Paulette Oye Nguema
  • Veronica Sanchez Cardenas
  • Zeru Tesfay

Student highlight

Atheena “TT” Martinez has been a student in the Building & Construction Technologies IBEST Program at Pima since August 2021. In the IBEST programs, students strengthen their basic skills of Reading, Writing, and Math and study for their high school equivalency exams at the same time as they earn an industry-recognized certificate.

In the past six months, Ms. Martinez has not only studied for and received her GED diploma, but she has earned nine college credits toward her Building & Construction Technologies (BCT) Certificate and is actively enrolled in classes that will earn her an additional seven credit hours.

She was also recently selected for a position as a Student Aide at PCC’s Downtown Campus where she works in the tutoring center, assisting fellow students with check-ins, questions about our Learning Management System, and more. Ms. Martinez exemplifies what it means to be an Adult Education honor student.

About Adult Education at Pima

For more than 50 years, PCC Adult Basic Education for College and Career has played a critical role in promoting adult literacy in the community. Each year, it helps thousands of adult students who need to strengthen their basic literacy and math skills, improve their English, study for a High School Equivalency diploma, and prepare for college and career.

For more information about Adult Basic Education for College and Career classes, email, call 520-206-7330 or visit Adult Basic Education for College and Career and High School Equivalency at


Libby Howell, APR, Executive Director
Media, Government and Community Relations

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