SCC Press Release

SCC Distinguished Alumni nominations due by August 1

Nominations for Southeastern Community College’s 2011 Distinguished Alumni awards will be accepted through Monday, August 1, 2011.

The Distinguished Alumni Award was established by the Southeastern Community College Alumni Association to recognize and honor alumni of SCC [or its predecessor colleges, Burlington Junior College, Burlington Community College, & Keokuk Community College], who have achieved substantial public recognition for their accomplishments or successes. To be eligible for nomination, each nominee should have:

 1.       Earned 30 credit hours at Southeastern Community College [or predecessor college] or was considered a full-time student for two semesters, and

2.       Earned the respect and trust of his/her associates in his/her chosen field, or

3.       Made substantial contributions to the good of his/her fellow human beings or be recognized as an outstanding practitioner of his/her profession or vocation, or

4.       Served as a motivational force for others in a positive manner.

 The Distinguished Alumni award has been in place since 1997. Awardees have included Dr. Edward Stone, Wayne Duke, Clifford Lloyd Yohe, LeRoy Pease, brothers John, Phillip and David Linquist, Dick Wagner, Gary Graham, Sally Beaird, Dr. Donn Brolin, Carol Will, Bill Madlock, brothers Charles, Richard and Robert Matsch, Milton Meuler, Michael Dunn, Richard Loghry, Dr. Eugene Shaw, Tom Haas, Dr. Patt Dodds, Dr. Paula Willoughby DeJesus, Dr. Cindy Murphy, Nancy Hodson, James Engle, Jerri Dean, Martha Wolf, Richard Canella, and Mary Sue Chatfield.

The Alumni Association selects Distinguished Alumni Award winners annually at its regular August board meeting.

Nominations must be submitted online by August 1 at

At least one reference letter must be sent separately to the SCC Alumni Association at 1500 W. Agency Road, PO Box 180, West Burlington, IA 52655. For more information about SCC Distinguished Alumni program or the SCC Alumni Association, including the Nursing Alumni Chapter and the new Fine Arts Chapter, contact Becky Rump, or phone (319) 208-5065 or go to




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