MDC Students Named PTK Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars

Miami, July 22, 2021 Several Miami Dade College (MDC) students from North and Padrón Campuses were recently named Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) 2021 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars for their outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated leadership potential. MDC students have consistently been named winners of this prestigious award.

MDC’s winners were selected from more than 900 applicants across the country. Each Coca-Cola Leader of Promise Scholar receives a $1,000 scholarship to help defray educational expenses while enrolled in an associate degree program.

The funds provided by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation not only aid college completion, but also give students the opportunity to engage in Society programs and develop leadership skills to become future leaders in their communities.

Meet the 2021 winners: 

North Campus – Mu Epsilon Chapter

Anthony Barrios

Alexa Bencomo

Vanessa Garcia

Samantha Gonzalez

Diana Lima

Gianni McCoy

Rossana Villaverde

Padrón Campus – Beta Kappa Iota Chapter

Stefani Davila

Fabiana Gonzalez

Laura Guerra-Lopez

Aldren Martin

Isabella Martinez Alvarez

Ana Munoz

Susana Piedrahita

Dailenis Rangel

Daphnie Velasquez

Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of students at associate degree-granting colleges and helping them to grow as scholars and leaders. The Society is made up of more than 3.5 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in 10 nations, with approximately 240,000 active members in the nation’s colleges. Learn more at