2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony

McHenry County College and the Friends of MCC Foundation hosted the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Reception and Award Ceremony on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at McHenry County College. 

The following individuals were honored as the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients: 

View the Alumni Award Ceremony slideshow.

Ron Compton, Instructor of Speech at McHenry County College, acted as the Master of Ceremonies, Mary Beth Siddons, President of ITW and 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient, was the award ceremonies guest speaker and Dr. Vicky Smith, President of McHenry County College, acknowledge the guests in attendance and presented the Distinguished Alumni Award to the recipients.

The Reception and Ceremony were generously sponsored by Premier Event Sponsor, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital and Reception Table Sponsor, Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle.

2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

These distinguished alumni are among a growing list of community college alumni throughout the U.S. who include renowned, doctors, business leaders, artists, government leaders, athletes and scientists.  MCC’s distinguished alumni are evidence of community colleges serving as educational stepping stones for students toward successful careers.

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes the accomplishments of McHenry County College alumni who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in their chosen profession and have made a positive impact on their community.

  • Mary Miller

    Mary Miller,
    CEO/President, Miller Verchota, Inc.
  • Mary Nader

    Mary Nader,
    Associate Judge of the 22nd Judicial Circuit, McHenry County

See past Distinguished Alumni Awardees ⇒


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