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Rhodes State College Seeks Outstanding Alumni Nominations

Nominations are open through February 17 for the Rhodes State College 2022 Outstanding Alumni Award (OAA) and Circle of Excellence. Community members are encouraged to nominate Associate Degree graduates of Rhodes State College or Lima Technical College who bring credit to themselves and the College through distinguished accomplishments. The Outstanding Alumni Award recipient will be honored through a named Outstanding Alumni Scholarship. Both the OAA winner and the Circle of Excellence inductees will be recognized at the Rhodes State College Commencement in May 2022.

The 2021 award class included:

Outstanding Alumni Award –

Benjamin B. Stobbe, Nursing (1987), Assistant Vice Chancellor—Clinical Simulation, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Circle of Excellence Inductees –

Nicholas J. Pratt, Nursing (2014), Medical Doctor candidate, Northeast Ohio Medical University.

Robert M. Fischnich, Quality Engineering Technology (1999), Corporate Quality & Compliance Director, Schnipke Precision Molding

Trina D. Carter, Nursing (2013), Clinical Nurse Specialist, Bon Secours Health

Online and printable nomination forms are available by visiting All OAA nominees are automatically Alumni Circle of Excellence nominees. To learn more about the program, contact Kim Miller, Director of Alumni Relations and Development, at 567-242-5972 or