Rhodes State College News

January 18, 2018
Rhodes State College Seeks Outstanding Alumni Nominations 2018

Nominations are open now through February 16 for the 2018 Rhodes State College Outstanding Alumni Award.  Community members are encouraged to nominate an Associate Degree graduate of Rhodes State College or Lima Technical College who has brought credit to themselves and the College through distinguished accomplishments. The recipient will be honored through a named Outstanding Alumni Scholarship and be recognized during the 2018 Rhodes State College Commencement in May.

The 2017 Rhodes State College Outstanding Alumni Award recipient, Mary L. Marker, is a 1980 graduate and member of the first class of the Respiratory Care Program. Ms. Marker is a long-time employee of Mercy Health- St. Rita’s Medical Center, starting as a Respiratory Therapist and currently serving as the Director of Cardiopulmonary Ancillary Services. She has served consistently on the Rhodes State College Respiratory Care Advisory Committee, thirteen years as chair, and was instrumental in the establishment of the Respiratory Care Alumni Scholarship.  Marker joined thirty other alumni who have been recognized since the award’s inception in 1988.

More than 17,000 individuals have completed Associate Degrees from Rhodes State College or Lima Technical College. Our graduates are “improving the quality of life in our region and far beyond. We applaud their great accomplishments and are honored to accept nominations for this prestigious award,” stated Kevin L. Reeks, Executive Director of Development at Rhodes State.

CLICK HERE for online and printable nomination forms.

Nominations will be accepted until February 16, 2018. To learn more about the award, contact Carole Enneking, Alumni Relations Coordinator, at 567-242-5972 or Enneking.C@RhodesState.edu.

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