MCLA Alumni Association Awards Honorees

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Distinguished Alumnus Award
 

2020 – James Casey '00
2019 – Kenneth Michaels '85
2018 – Janine Driver '92 
2017 – Ellen L. Kennedy '83
2016 – Katherine Foster Warren '82
2015 – Christopher Kingsley ’90
2014 – Mary K. Grant '83 
2013 – Richard K. Brown' '74
2012 – Stephen F. Valley '88
2011 – Cynthia Borek Normandin '76
2010 – James F. Holden–Rhodes '65 
2009 – Steven J. Ryder '82
2008 – Honorable Paul E. Perachi '63, M. Ed '70**
2007 – Robert C. Krekorian '85
2006 – James C. Clemmer '86
2005 – John W. Kennedy '78, PH.D. 
2004 – John F. Marcus '82
2003 – Lawrence H. Gennari, Esq. '86
2002 – Robert W. Mudge '82
2000 – Brian K. Fitzgerald '75, Ed.D. 
1999 – Henry W. Reynolds '58
1998 – Kathryn Morris Early, Esq. '73
1997 – John J. Fox '59, PH.D. 
1996 – Frederick K. Bressette '46, PH.D.* 
1995 – Robert W. Maroni '53
1994 – Anne W. Crowley '77
1993 – Gail A. Kennedy '67, PH.D. 
1992 – Daniel E. Bosley '76**
1991 – Galeb H. Maher '62, PH.D.*  
1990 – John Barrett III '69, M.Ed. '73**
1989 – Daniel J. Record '71 
1988 – Karen A. Sullivan '66, PH.D., DS 
1987 – Sr. Barbara A. Faille '59
1986 – Helen Crowley Carr '27, PH.D.*
1985 – Mary G. Dailey '31*
1984 – Marion Blood Lawrence '28 *
1983 – Rev. William A. Lasher '62, PH.D. 
1982 – Mary Ellen Bergeron '67
1981 – Anthony M. Brescia '61, PH.D.*
1980 – Margaret M. Lanoue '38, M.Ed. '45* 
1979 – Roland W. Jones '48, PH.D.* 
1978 – Francis M. Dwyer Jr. '60, M.Ed. '73, PH.D. 
1977 – George Leonard '53, PH.D.*
1976 – Edward J. Lawton '55, PH.D.** 
1975 – John A. Murphy, Jr. '58, PH.D.** 
1974 – Alfonso A. Rizzo '54, PH.D.
1973 – Alton L. Reynolds '52*
1972 – David W. Kirkpatrick '59 


In 2002, the Alumni Association established two new awards to recognize the outstanding service of alumni in the following fields:

ALUMNI Humanitarian Award

2020 –  Bobby Howland '06
2019 – Todd Foy '12
2018 – W. David Halbert '03
2017 – Wayne A. Soares '89
2016 – Michelle M. Dubois '06
2015 – Cecelia Hamrock Kennedy ’78
2014 – Janis Coulson McGrory '76 
2013 – Kevin J. O'Connor '83 
2012 – Donna Denelli–Hess '75 
2011 – Glenn Drohan *
2010 – Anna Saldo–Burke M. Ed '89 
2009 – Oscar Lanza–Galindo '01 
2008 – Daniel Dillon '63
2007 – Marcia Ashley Gross '66 
         – Lawrence Gross Jr. '65, M.Ed. '74
2006 – Kevin J. Noonan '77 
2005 – Jani Maselli Wood '85 
2003 –  Diane Gallese–Parsons'61 
2002 – Josetta Knopf Owen '65 

Outstanding Service to the College Award

2020 –  Charlotte Degen '73
2019 – Susan Gold
2018 – Cheryl Starr Boillat '79, M. Ed. '97
2017 – Daniel J. Trombley '90
2016 – Buffy Duringer Lord, Esq. '98
2015 – Anthony E. Dolan '84
2014 – James C. Clemmer '86 
2013 – Gerald F. Desmarais '74 
2012 – Sally Webster Douglas '74 
2011 – Jane Brooks Allen '61 
2010 – Dennis P. Zicko '65 
2009 – Janice Messer
2008 – Joseph Zavattaro '61, M.Ed. '63 
2007 – Cynthia Barrow Kuliga '63 
         – Dorothy Guisti Ransford '64 
2006 – Donald J. Pecor '66 
2005 – William J. Caprari '75, M.Ed. ’80
2004 – Charlotte Miczek '70 
2003 – Kenna Andrews Hoellerich '66  
         – William R. Minardi ‘50 
2002 – Paul E. Egan '67 


In 2012, 2013 and 2014 respectively, the Alumni Association established three new awards to recognize the history of the College and outstanding work of alumni in the following fields:

Vanguard Award (Formerly the Young AlumNUS Award)

2020 –  Kaite Rosa '10
2019 – Chelsey Burke '11
2018 – Ama Bemma Adwetewa-Badu '15
2017 – Jamal Ahamad '11
2016 – Benjamin Lamb '07
2015 – Victoria Welch ’09
2014 – Monique Symes '11 
2013 – Maura J. Mills '05 
2012 – Rachel Dayton Churchill '06 

Outstanding Educator Award

2020 –  Mark Halloran '77
2019 – Larry Gould '71
2018 – Jason T. Dalessio '94
2017 – Susan A. Bell '97
2016 – Michelle Kirby '90
2015 – Sara Luczynski ’02
2014 – Cynthia J. Roper–Patenaude '04
2013 – Eloise Burdick Stevens '78, M. Ed '84 

Outstanding Educator Emeritus Award

2020 –  Meg Skowron '71
2019 – Robert Coolidge '65
2018 – Ann Cain '65 
2017 – Russell J. Pearce '60
2016 – Peter M. Abiusi '66
2015 – Sandra Jillson King '65
2014 – Dennis P. Zicko '65 

 

  * Deceased
** Received honorary degree from the College

In 2002, the Alumni Association established two new awards to recognize the outstanding service of alumni in the following fields:In 2002, the Alumni Association established two new awards to recognize the outstanding service of alumni in the following fields:
 

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