Honors Student Offered Scholarships to Harvard & St. John’s
May 11, 2010

Oleksiy “Alec” Katrysh of Salisbury, 24, an honors student with a 3.88 grade point average (GPA), was recently offered scholarships to Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., and St. John’s College in Annapolis. Alec will graduate from Wor-Wic with his associate degree in general studies. He is vice president of scholarship for Wor-Wic’s Alpha Nu Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) national honor society. Alec was recently named to the All-Maryland Academic Team, a competition that recognizes academic excellence and community service of two-year college students sponsored by the PTK International Honor Society, the Maryland Association of Community Colleges and the Maryland Council of Community College Chief Executive Officers. While at Wor-Wic, he has also served as a student ambassador, president of the martial arts club, and as vice president and treasurer of the student government association (SGA). In addition, Alec’s volunteer experience includes more than 150 hours of service at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. His plans are to obtain a bachelor’s degree, in preparation for medical school. He ultimately wants to be a psychiatrist.