Holzer serves in Phi Theta Kappa, student government at the campus and state level, is the editor of the student newspaper and a member of the creative writing club. Holzer will complete her studies at Anoka-Ramsey this spring and plans to earn a bachelors degree in journalism. She is still considering a number of institutions as a transfer options.
To be nominated to the Minnesota team, a student must be currently enrolled at a Minnesota two-year college and expect to graduate during the 2007-2008 academic year, have completed at least 12 semester credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.25 at a Minnesota two-year college.
Nominees were selected based on biographical information, letters of recommendation, academic performance, demonstration of leadership, and campus and community service involvement. Applicants also wrote an essay describing a specific educational experience while attending a two-year college that has transformed the student's thinking about learning or the future.
The All-Minnesota and All-USA Academic program is sponsored annually by Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, USA Today and the American Association of Community Colleges. State academic teams were introduced in 1994 to provide scholarships and scholastic recognition to Phi Theta Kappa members.
For more information about Phi Theta Kappa or Anoka-Ramsey Community College, visit www.AnokaRamsey.edu.