Douglas Godfrey has been named the student of the month at Merced College. He had worked at the California National Guard as a technician, but was laid off because of state budget cuts, according to a news release. Godfrey then enrolled at Merced College during the 2011 spring semester. He has earned a 4.0 grade-point average and has been a member of the Alpha Gamma and Phi Theta Kappa honor societies.
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