PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)–North Campus bowling team member Jared Garasich earned a fifth place finish in Men’s Singles at the Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference Bowling Championship on February 11. Garasich had a total score of 634 out of three games. He also placed fourth in Men’s All Events with a nine-game total of 1911, with an average score of 212 per game.
Garasich is an educational paraprofessional major at CCAC. He is an honors student, Vice President of the Student Government Association and a member of Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Alpha Lambda Nu and the World Cultures Club.
He will also be competing at the Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association State Championship in Phillipsburg, PA February 19–20 as well as the National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association Championship in Buffalo, NY March 3–5, 2011.
The Community College of Allegheny County is the largest institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The college serves 30,000 credit students through 170 degree and certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning non-credit and workforce development courses to 35,000 students annually. Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. With four campuses and six centers serving Allegheny County and surrounding communities, CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society.