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Category Archives: Spotlight

  • Posted on Dec 21, 2016 by JON2041255

    On most days, Ryan Swanson can be found running the kitchen at Kai, Arizona’s only five-star, five-diamond restaurant located at the Sherton Grand Resort at Wild Horse Pass.

    The 2006 graduate of the Scottsdale Community College Culinary program is Chef De Cuisine at Kai, which puts him in charge of kitchen’s day-to-day operations, including creating and overseeing the dishes found on the...

  • Posted on Nov 7, 2016 by JON2041255

    Ryan Evans’ competitive spirit made him a good choice to serve as this year’s president of the SCC DECA club.

    The club’s members enter into business competitions to hone their business and presentation skills. Innovative thinking and well presented solutions to business challenges as  described in case...

  • Posted on Oct 21, 2016 by JON2041255

    Martha Ludlow Martinez fulfilled a dream in September when she performed a song for President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. as part of closing ceremonies at the 8th Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.

    The SCC student performed a traditional Bird song for the President, along with fellow Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community member Kelly Washington. They sang a song from their Piipaash (...

  • Posted on Apr 4, 2016 by JON2041255

    By Ettasuren Yule

    Ira Hill is making waves in the world of contemporary jazz.

    After studying at Scottsdale Community College (SCC) with world-renowned jazz vocalist Dennis Rowland, Hill has been performing at distinguished jazz venues such as The Nash in Phoenix and Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood.

    Last year Hill released his debut album, Tomorrow,...

  • Posted on Mar 11, 2016 by JON2041255

    Two high-achieving students from Scottsdale Community College were named to the All-Arizona Academic Team.