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Kirtland Seeks Nominations for ‘Outstanding Alumnus’

The Kirtland Community College Alumni Committee is seeking nominations for the “2013 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year.” The deadline for the submissions is April 12, 2013.

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 2003 or before, with a certificate of completion or associate degree.

The alumnus selected will be recognized and speak briefly at the college’s upcoming 2013 commencement ceremony Friday, May 3. 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 12, 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.

For more information on programs at Kirtland, contact 989-275-5000, ext. 284 or visit our website at