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Kirtland Seeks Nominations for ‘Outstanding Alumnus’

The Kirtland Community College Alumni Committee is seeking nominations for the “2014 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year.”  The deadline for the submissions is April 11, 2014.

Selection criteria include additional education beyond the Kirtland experience, professional accomplishments, involvement in community activities, leadership and post-degree involvement with Kirtland or in the field of education. The nominee must have graduated from Kirtland in 2004 or before, with a certificate of completion or associate degree.

The alumnus selected will be recognized and speak briefly at the college’s upcoming 2014 commencement ceremony Friday, May 2. The name of the person honored will also be added to a plaque that hangs in the Administration Center on the college’s main campus near Roscommon.

Nominations should consist of the name of the nominee and information addressing the selection criteria to support the nomination. Candidates may nominate themselves or someone else. Former nominees who have not been selected previously are welcome to have their names resubmitted for consideration.

Deadline for written nominations is Friday, April 11, and should be addressed to Kirtland Community College, Attention Jo Ann Gave/Student Services, 10775 N. St. Helen Road, Roscommon, Mich. 48653. Or, e-mail nominations to Gave at

Annually, more than 3,000 students attend a variety of occupational, skilled trades, two-year and transfer degree programs at Kirtland’s locations near Roscommon, Kirtland-Gaylord, Kirtland-West Branch and in Tawas.  Kirtland also offers a wide range of online courses and degrees, all of which can be completed from home.

To learn more about Kirtland’s veteran-friendly services, programs, advising, testing, financial aid and other services available to students, contact Michelle Devine, Admissions Coordinator, at 989-275-5000 extension 284 or visit