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CWI Celebrates Three Business Students of the Year

Title - Yadira Morales (left) and Kimi Clifford (right).
Yadira Morales (left) and Kimi Clifford (right).
May 1, 2015

College of Western Idaho (CWI) is proud to announce three winners of the fourth-annual Pearson's CWI Business Student(s) of the Year Award. Kimi Clifford, Yadira Morales, and Ryan Lewis have been recognized for their accomplishments in and out of the classroom.

Clifford, who was born and raised in Idaho, is finishing her associate degree in Business-General this semester. The Middleton High School graduate will complete her degree at CWI with a 3.8 cumulative grade point average (GPA). She is transferring to Northwest Nazarene University (NNU), starting this summer, and plans to study accounting and business.

Morales was born in Mexico and moved to the United States when she was 11 years old. She says she has fallen in love with Idaho and its people. Morales has maintained a 3.922 cumulative GPA at CWI and plans to transfer to NNU this summer to pursue an Accounting and Business degree. She says she has learned so much at CWI and hopes to learn more at NNU.

Lewis, a Meridian High School graduate, was born in Ogden, Utah and moved to Meridian when he was five years old. Following high school he served a two-year mission in Nashville, Tennessee before enrolling at CWI. Lewis has managed to maintain a 3.83 cumulative GPA at CWI and plans to transfer to Utah State to study Economics.