Alumna earns 2015 California Community Colleges Employees of the Year award
Folsom Lake College’s Rochelle Franco has been named one of the 2015 California Community Colleges Classified Employees of the Year by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors.
A 2005 graduate of Chapman University College/Brandman University, Rochelle Franco is an admissions and records evaluator/degree auditor at Folsom Lake College and has been with the Los Rios Community College District for 17 years.
Franco attended Folsom Lake College’s El Dorado Center earning an associate degree in general education transfer, and then transferred to Chapman University College to complete a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership. Franco’s background as a community college student and graduate, deep knowledge of college protocols and processes, combined with an insightful awareness of the factors across the college that can serve as barriers to goal attainment make her an invaluable advocate for student success. She is also active in the community, volunteering and fundraising for Folsom Blood Source, Sierra Donor Services, Donate Life California, and veterans.
The award has been given annually since 2009 to community college classified employees who demonstrate the highest level of commitment to professionalism and the community colleges. Recipients are nominated by members of their college or district community and endorsed by their local board of trustees. Award recipients are selected by representatives of the California Community Colleges Board of Governors, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, and the Foundation for California Community Colleges.
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