Janderon Harrison named FSCC Outstanding Sophomore

May 18, 2015

Fort Scott, KS- Fort Scott Community College is pleased to announce that Janderon Harrison has been named Outstanding Sophomore for the 2014-2015 school year.  Harrison will speak at graduation and be recognized at a May 7th reception.


After moving to Fort Scott from Virginia, Harrison began school at FSCC in January of 2014.  Harrison will receive an Associate of Science degree in May.  She plans to continue at Pittsburg State University where she will major in Social Work.


Harrison said of starting, “When I first started, I never imagined I would be where I am today, but the faculty has encouraged me to aim higher and find my true potential.”


Harrison adds, “I have endeavored, from my first day here, to make the most of every opportunity.”


She has also achieved the President’s Honor Roll and been recognized as a member of the 2014 All-Kansas Academic Team.  Harrison was also inducted into Phi Theta Kappa in the fall of 2014.


In addition to her academic achievement, Harrison is involved in President’s Ambassadors, Choir, Orchestra and Theatre.  She also serves as a work-study for the Advising Department.  She serves the greater Fort Scott Community by working with CASA and as the 2015 Survivor Lead for Relay for Life.


Janderon Harrison’s grandparents are Jerry and Carol Robinson from Fort Scott.  Her parents are Bill and Belinda Pitts of Virginia.  She is married to Ben Harrison and they have two sons, Burke and Aden. 


A reception will be held to honor Harrison’s achievement on May 7 at 2 p.m. in the Ellis Family Fine Arts Center.  Cookies and punch will be served.