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Distinguished Alumni Awards Past Recipients


The Holland College Foundation annual Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented by the Holland College Foundation to Holland College alumni who have graduated ten or more years ago, and who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership on the local, national or international levels in one or more of the following areas: public service, business, the environment, community service, the arts, service to Holland College, professional achievement, or leadership.

 

2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Holland College President, Dr. Sandy MacDonald, presents awards to the 2018 Holland College Distinguished Alumni Award recipients, Chef Irwin MacKinnon, Culinary Arts, 1988; Jan Cowper, Dental Assisting, 1990; and Chief David Poirier, Police Science (Cadet), 1977

 

2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

(L-R) Melanie Wildman, Visual Communications 1994; John Sylvester, Photography, 1984; Melody Dover, Visual Communications, 1995 and Interactive Multimedia, 2003.

(L-R) Melanie Wildman, Visual Communications 1994; John Sylvester, Photography, 1984; Melody Dover, Visual Communications, 1995 and Interactive Multimedia, 2003.

 

2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

(L-R) David Trainor, Electromechanical Technology 1990; Scott Annear, Business Administration 1987; and Patti Larsen, Journalism 1992.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(L-R) David Trainor, Electromechanical Technology 1990; Scott Annear, Business Administration 1987; and Patti Larsen, Journalism 1992.

 

2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

(Left to right) Kevin Proude, Retail Management 1988, Wayne Stewart, Plumbing 1998, and Chef Cory LeDrew, Culinary Arts 2001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(L-R) Kevin Proude, Retail Management 1988, Wayne Stewart, Plumbing 1981, and Chef Cory LeDrew, Culinary Arts 2001.

 

2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

(L-R) Norma Lee MacLeod, Journalism 1982; Sue LeFort, Welding 1985; Chief Delaney Chilsholm, Police Technology 1973 with Holland College President Dr. Brian McMillan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(L-R) Norma Lee MacLeod, Journalism 1982; Sue LeFort, Welding 1985; Chief Delaney Chilsholm, Police Science (Cadet) 1973 with Holland College President Dr. Brian McMillan.

 

2013 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

(L to R): Paul Livingston; Robert Webster; Corey Ledwell, Chef John Ledwell’s son; and Holland College President Brian McMillan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(L-R): Paul Livingston, Business Administration, 1975; Robert Webster, Electrical Construction, 1994; Corey Ledwell, Chef John Ledwell's son (Culinary Arts, 1987); and Holland College President Brian McMillan.

 

2012 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

(L-R): Barry Sheen, Hospitality 1973; Holland College President Dr. Brian McMillan; Kathy Ward-Doucette, Human Serivces 2002; Steven Barber, Hotel and Restaurant Management 2001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(L-R): Barry Sheen, Hospitality 1973; Holland College President Dr. Brian McMillan; Kathy Ward Doucette, Human Serivces 2002; Steven Barber, Hotel and Restaurant Management 2001.

 

2011 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

(L-R) Holland College President Dr. Brian McMillan; Tim Banks, Construction Technology; Louise Vessey, Photography 1992; and Chef David Garcelon, Culinary Arts. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(L-R) Holland College President Dr. Brian McMillan; Tim Banks, Construction Technology, 1974; Louise Vessey, Photography, 1992; David Garcelon, 1984

 

2010 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

(L-R) Holland College President, Dr. Brian McMillan congratulates 2010 Distinguished Award recipients, Basil Stewart, Police Science (Cadet), 1971; Eva O’Hanley, Electromechanical, 1985; and Jeff Poirier, Accounting Technology, 1993. Joining the group is Nelson Snow, Holland College Foundation Board Chair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(L-R) Holland College President, Dr. Brian McMillan congratulates 2010 Distinguished Award recipients, Basil Stewart, Police Science (Cadet), 1971; Eva O’Hanley, Electromechanical, 1985; and Jeff Poirier, Accounting Technology, 1993. Joining the group is Nelson Snow, Holland College Foundation Board Chair.

 

2009 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

 Allan MacLeod, Commercial Design, 1973; Jamie Hill, Programmer/Analyst, 1984; and Sonya Corrigan, Early Childhood Care and Education, 1990; receive congratulations from Holland College President, Dr. Brian McMillan.

(L-R) Allan MacLeod, Commercial Design, 1973; Jamie Hill, Programmer/Analyst, 1984; and Sonya Corrigan, Early Childhood Care and Education, 1990; Holland College President, Dr. Brian McMillan.

 

2008 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

John Avery, Electronics, 1977 Brent Blackmore, Police Science (Cadet), 1985 Alanna Jankov, Photography, 1988 Kevin O'Brien, Business Information Technology, 1992 receive the very first Distinguished Alumni Awards from Dr. Brian McMillan, president of Holland College.

 

 

 

 


(L-R) John Avery, Electronics 1977, Brent Blackmore, Police Science (Cadet), 1985; Alanna Jankov, Photography 1988; and Kevin O'Brien, Business Information Technology 1992 receive the very first Distinguished Alumni Awards from Dr. Brian McMillan, President of Holland College. (not pictured) Steven Collicutt, Motor Vehicle Repair, 1979