Michigan Tech Alumni Honored at Awards Ceremony
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Eight individuals were recognized by the Michigan Tech Alumni Board of Directors at its annual Alumni Dinner and Awards Ceremony Friday. The event was the centerpiece of the Alumni Reunion, which took place Thursday-Saturday (Aug. 3-5).
President Glenn Mroz presented the Michigan Technological University Board of Control Silver Medal to John L. Drake and Norbert J. Verville Sr. The medal is presented to persons who, through personal and professional achievement, are outstanding examples to Michigan Tech’s more recent graduates.
Kevin C. Baker received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award, which honors alumni under the age of 35 who have distinguished themselves in their careers and recognizes the achievement of one so recently graduated.
John C. Dau is the recipient of the Honorary Alumni Award, which honors individuals who have provided service and support to the University.
The Outstanding Service Award went to Paul H. Mikkola. The award is presented to alumni and friends making significant contributions to the success of the Alumni Board of Directors and/or the University.
John J. Rockwell received the Distinguished Alumni Award, which is presented to alumni who have made outstanding contributions both in their careers and to Michigan Tech over a number of years.
Humanitarian Award recipients are Sanna B. Messinger Roling and Nicholas H. Schreiner. The award honors alumni who, through their outstanding involvement and dedication, have made a significant contribution of volunteer leadership or service that has improved or enriched the lives of others and the welfare of humanity, and whose accomplishments reflect admirably on or bring honor to their alma mater.
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