Chris Kennedy, a second-year student at CIP Melbourne, received his Associate in Arts Degree from Brevard Community College in May.
Chris had struggled academically before coming to CIP but maintained a 4.0 grade point average at BCC and was accepted into the college’s Honors Program. In August, he will attend the University of Central Florida to continue to work on his B.A.
Chris, 24 years old with a Non-Verbal Learning Difference, has served as Student Senate President for the past two years and earned the respect of both students and staff. His generosity to others, patience, sense of humor, and commitment to personal growth make him an excellent role-model for his peers.