Highland Community College Foundation seeks distinguished alums

Highland Community College is seeking nominations for its 22st annual Distinguished Alumni Awards. Recipients will be honored during the Foundation's meeting in October.

"The Foundation is looking for persons who have demonstrated community leadership, professional achievement, made their start at Highland College, and believe in the mission of the community college and higher education," said Pat Dunn, coordinator of the Distinguished Alumni Awards program and the Foundation’s director of operations.

Nominees do not have to currently live in the Highland District. The Foundation's Alumni Development Committee will review the nominations and select the award recipients. Nominees with an earned degree are preferred, although nominees who have taken some classes at HCC or participated in the Leadership Forum or Leadership Institute will also be considered.

Since the award’s inception in 1995, the HCC Foundation and Highland Community College have recognized over 100 individuals as Distinguished Alumni.

Deadline for submission of nomination forms is September 16, 2016. Contact Pat Dunn at the HCC Foundation office at 815.599.3413 or The nomination form can be found HERE , and is also located at

2998 W. Pearl City Road
Freeport, IL 61032-9341

Fax 815-235-6130

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