Achievement Award

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Alumni Achievement Award

Recognizing Outstanding Achievements by Our Alumni


The Alumni Association annually honors a graduate or an individual who has completed 45 or more semester hours and has made significant contributions to their communities through the pursuit of excellence; thereby encouraging future alumni to strive for success.

The Alumni Achievement Award is presented during the college’s spring commencement ceremony. The recipient represents the outstanding accomplishments of the College’s many distinguished alumni. 


The awardee is offered the opportunity to speak briefly during the commencement ceremony, receives an honorary plaque and their name is engraved on a master plaque placed in the Arts and Sciences Center.


1990 – Thomas A. Hawley ‘75

1991 – William Organ ‘73

1992 – Denise M. Cowdery ‘88

1993 – Jeffrey Patulski ‘89

1994 – Julie Fellows Forsberg ‘74

1995 – Mark Raven ‘72

1996 – Walter S. Taranko ‘72

1997 – James L. Davis ‘76

1998 – Marlene Seymour ‘83

1999 – Molly Perry, ’75

2000 – Virginia Fox ‘79

2001 – Milan S “Budde” Reed ‘72

2002 – R. Peter Heyse ‘71

2003 – Kathleen Eaton Guy ‘74

2004 – Stacey Patulski ‘90

2005 – Connie Schwass ‘88

2006 – Maria Urka ‘76

2007 – Barb Bartosiewicz ‘71

2008 – Pamela M. Gockerman ‘92

2009 – Zetta Sue Fehrmann-Bailey ‘87

2010 – Audrey Crow ‘84

2011 – Ken Grabowski ‘89

2012 - Mark Dobias '74
2013 - Darla Keillor '83
2014 – Dr. Sara Tanis ‘92
2015 – Jamie Lee Spore ‘2005