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Distinguished Alumni Award


The Montcalm Community College Distinguished Alumni Award is a high honor bestowed annually on an alumnus/alumna by the Montcalm Community College. An alumnus/alumna is defined as an individual who has taken one or more courses at or has graduated from MCC. The inaugural award is planned to be presented at the College’s Commencement Ceremony, held the first Friday in May.


The first Distinguished Alumni Award was given to Sally Ann Welch-Spry during MCC's 55th Commencement Ceremony.

Submission Requirements


The nominee shall have advanced in their career and brought credit to themselves and Montcalm Community College through accomplishments in the following areas:  


  • Achieve a high level of accomplishment and recognition in his/her career and life experiences. 
  • Demonstrate service to his/her community through community service, volunteerism, or involvement in the community. 
  • Embody one or more of MCC’s value statements: student success, empowerment, relationships, visionary, inclusion, community and excellence. 

Supporting materials are encouraged but optional. You may attach supporting materials (e.g., resume, bio, letter of reference, photo, news articles) within the nomination form or mail them to the address below. If mailed, please ensure the nominee’s name is clearly identified in the materials.  


Nominations are accepted throughout the year, but must be submitted by March 1 to be considered. The form below and any supporting materials must be received by Lisa Lund, Executive Director for the MCC Foundation. The College’s mailing address is 2800 College Dr., Sidney, MI 48885.  

Person submitting this nomination form (Fields marked with an * indicate required information.)
Nominee Personal Information (Fields marked with an * indicate required information.)
(If known)
Nominee Work Information (Fields marked with an * indicate required information.)
Nominee Additional Graduate Study
Nominee Accomplishments and Recognitions (Required)
Nominee's Community Involvement (Required)
Nominee's Embodiment of MCC Value Statement(s) (Required)
Lisa Lund, MCC Executive Director for the MCC Foundation