Alumni Association Awards
MCLA takes pride in recognizing our distinctly honorable alumni, those who have made outstanding contributions in public or community service or in service to the College and/or its alumni. A distinguished alumni is an individual who, because of superior and extraordinary achievements, have brought credit to themselves and their alma mater.
2016 ALUMNI AWARD RECIPIENTS
This year's Distinguished Alumni recipients from left, Peter Abuisi '66, Benjamin Lamb '07, Buffy Lord '98, Michelle Kirby '90, and Katherine Foster Warren '82. Not pictured: Michelle Dubois '66.
If you are interested in nominating a fellow alumni, please call or email Christine Naughton '99, Director of Alumni Relations and Development, at 413.662.5074 or C.Naughton@mcla.edu.
AWARDS FOR CONSIDERATION
Distinguished Alumnus Award
The individual must have demonstrated a history of achievement in one or more of the following: community, state, regional or national service, and/or the individual must have made a significant leadership contribution to a state/regional/national organization that does not come under the purview of his/her profession.
Service to the College Award
The nominee must have demonstrated a record of service to the Alumni Association and/or the College.
The nominee must have demonstrated a record of service to his/her community and to the world at large.
Young Alum Award
Within six years of their MCLA commencement, the individual will have shown significant growth in their chosen profession and/or career path, received recognition as an emerging leader through professional and/or community achievements, and served as an outstanding role model for current and future MCLA students.
Outstanding Educator Award
This award is given to recognize and honor an individual who has shown continued and dedicated service to their students and their profession and a commitment to developing the potential of all students. This award recognizes K-16 educators, from all areas of education, who have made significant contributions to support and enhance the education of students through innovative classroom practices, programming, extracurricular activities, committee, or community work.