Softball player Arica Vasquez named to All-Western Conference Honorable Mention Team

Arica Vasquez was named to the Michigan Community College Athletic Association’s All-Western Conference Honorable Mention Team after leading GRCC in batting average with a .308 through a tough schedule.

Vasquez, the only member of the 2017 team to earn a post-season award, finished the season with 28 hits, 15 runs scored, 9 RBIs and four stolen bases.

GRCC softball had an overall record of 5-35 and 4-28 in MCCAA play.

GRCC graduate finds encouragement in Business Department

A Grand Rapids Community College student is grateful to a business professor who saw her potential. She enrolled at GRCC with plans to major in accounting through the "3+1" transfer agreement with Davenport University. Rena Curtis has spent a major portion of her time at GRCC in the Business Tutorial and Computer Lab. There, she found crucial support that helped her reach her goal of earning a 4.0 GPA.