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Distinguished Alumni Awards

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The prestigious “Distinguished Alumni” award is presented to selected alumni (graduates/attendees) whose professional, personal and/or civic accomplishments and service to the community have earned them unquestionable recognition.

This year’s award will be presented at the College Commencement ceremonies on May 10, 2018.

The award recognizes alumni for professional achievements (demonstrated accomplishment(s) in any field of professional endeavor) and personal achievements (demonstrated accomplishment in any field of community service or any area where active participation demonstrates that the nominee is a shining example for others).

The Brookdale Community College Alumni Association invites the college community and the community at large to submit nominations by the deadline of January 31, 2018.

 

 

Distinguished Alumni Nomination Form

Presented annually at Commencement to two individuals demonstrating outstanding professional, personal, and civic accomplishments.
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in any professional field.
  • For example, in community service, or any area in which nominee's participation acts as an example to others.

 

 

Past Recipients

1998
Edward Buenga
Ron Carter ‘71
Jessie Ricks ‘92

1999
Madine R. DeSantis ‘92
Wesley Mayo Sr. ‘75

2000
Dorothy James ‘ 74
Marry Curry ’99
Joseph Ferraina ‘ 71

2001
Dr. Mary Jane Celli ’78
Barbara A. Ruane ’93, ’94

2002
Janet Bowne-English ’94
Daryl Morrison ’88

2003
Dr. Brenda Gierhart ‘ 73
John A. Forsman ’72

2004
Joan Brearley ‘ 88, ’90, ’91
Matthew Hill ‘ 94
Edward G. Elgart ’72, ’76

2005
Jacqueline Biddle, R.N. Esq. ’91
Sean Patrick Murphy, Esq. ’77
Cynthia S. Cacelon, R.N., Ph.D., CRRN-A ’77

2006
Gwendolyn L. Evans, R.N.C. ’71
Janice Davis Miller, Esq.
Marvin Wilson ’98

2007
Nashon Hornsby, Esq. ‘ 91
Lester Long ’91

2008
Patricia O’Neill ’80
Dan Yurowski ’84

2009
Dennis Walling ’74

2010
Jacquie Dalton-Fiorito ’98
Winifred Wilkens ’81

2013
Michael Ausiello ’92
Susan Ralph ‘98

2014
Professor Linda Wang ‘87
Andrew Araneo ‘00

2015
Teresa Kondrup-Coyle
Katelyn Admunsen

2016
Emily Chapman
Selma Morris

2017
Deborah Josko
Brian Hanlon