Atlantic Cape Community College awards scholarships

Atlantic Cape Community College awarded 174 scholarships totaling $173,960 at its 46th annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony on May 20. Scholarships and recipients included:

DAR Scholarship/Gen. Lafayette Chapter, awarded to a graduating history or liberal arts major residing in Atlantic County and transferring to a four-year school: Tamica Johnson, of Absecon.

Perri on dean’s list

Alexander Perri, of Absecon, was named to the dean’s list of honor students for the spring 2013 semester at the La Salle University School of Arts and Sciences.

Atlantic Cape archers compete

Atlantic Cape Community College archer Sungwoo Shin, of Galloway Township, secured third place in the nation in the male recurve division at the 2013 U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championship Tournament, May 16-19, at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah.

Shin was named to the Academic All-American and All-American teams, and placed third overall for individuals in the men’s recurve division. Originally from Korea, Shin moved to the United States to join Atlantic Cape’s nationally ranked archery team.

In addition to training with the Buccaneers, the 24-year-old student-athlete trains with Kisik Lee, national head coach of the U.S. Olympic Archery Training Program, to pursue his dream of competing in the Olympics.

Other tournament results included:

Atlantic Cape’s men’s recurve archery team, including Shin, Drew Dvorsky, of Absecon, and Alex Carvajal, of Pleasantville, placed third in the nation.

The women’s recurve team, including Catharine Tarquinio, of Richland, DanaJo Domenico, of Hammonton, and Nicole Meikle, of Smithville, placed fifth.

The men’s compound team, including Robin Cruz, of Landisville, Chun Lau, of Atlantic City, and Matthew Craig, of Galloway Township, placed sixth.

About 280 archers from more than 40 U.S. schools competed in the tournament. Mick Ebert, of Egg Harbor Township, coaches the team.