Miguel Luna, partner, Silverado Farming Company, was named Viticulturist of the Year in Wine Enthusiast’s 2020 Wine Star Awards. Luna took classes at Napa Valley College in 2000-2004 and then again from 2007-2012, graduating with an AS Degree in Natural Science and Math in 2012.
Twenty-two-year-old Huzaifa Kamran Khawaja has been in the United States for less than three years but has made quite a mark in a short time. In 2017, his father, a retired Pakistani Air Force logistics officer and his mother, a homemaker, immigrated with the family from Pakistan, when Huzaifa was in the midst of completing his A-levels, roughly equivalent to a college-prep high school in the United States.
Napa Valley College has launched the “Dr. Ed Shenk Excellence in Student Service Award,” announced Oscar De Haro, assistant superintendent/vice president, student affairs. De Haro’s executive assistant, Martha Navarro, is the inaugural recipient of the award, created to recognize and honor student service staff members who have contributed to the success of Napa Valley College students through activities that promote student learning, retention and growth.