Arthur Montejano was raised in Dos
Palos and attended University of California, Santa Cruz as a freshman.
He chose to be closer to his family and began Merced College in 2006.
His interests are politics, reading, community service, hiking, camping
and swimming. He is an active member and officer in the Students
for Social Justice, Associated Students of Merced College and Student
Senate for California Community Colleges and the swimming and water polo
Arthur has a 3.67 GPA and holds two jobs with his busy load. He
is an intern with the California Tomorrow and Equity and Diversity
Group. He is well respected by peers as he was voted team captain
and received the Hardest Working Award for two seasons with the Blue
Devil Water Polo team. Steve Clark, nominating faculty wrote that
Arthur is a model student who puts the needs and welfare of the students
before his own.
His fall plans include transferring to California State University at
Fresno to complete his
Bachelor's Degree and would like to pursue Law School.
Arthur was honored at the Board of Trustees meeting and received a
check and a special parking pass for the month of March as well as
recognition at the May Board meeting for his Student of the Year award.