Holland College Home
View Search

Holland College Foundation honours distinguished alumni

February 25, 2013

(L-R) Barry Sheen (Hospitality), Holland College president Dr. Brian McMillan, Kathy Ward Doucette (Human Services), and Steven Barber (Hotel and Restaurant Management).

(L-R) Barry Sheen (Hospitality), Holland College president Dr. Brian McMillan, Kathy Ward Doucette (Human Services), and Steven Barber (Hotel and Restaurant Management).

Charlottetown, PE – Three Holland College alumni were honoured recently at the Holland College Foundation’s fifth annual Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner held at the college’s Tourism and Culinary Centre. Red Island Hospitality Group’s Steven Barber, Westmont’s Barry Sheen (retired), and K&K Quality Care’s Kathy Ward Doucette were the recipients for 2012.

Holland College President, Brian McMillan said that Mr. Barber, Mr. Sheen, and Ms. Ward Doucette are tremendous examples of Holland College graduates who have achieved great success in their careers while continuing to affect positive change in their communities and serve as inspirational figures for current and future students.

“This year’s honorees have brought distinction and pride to our college through their personal and professional accomplishments. It is with great pleasure that we acknowledge their contributions by naming them Distinguished Alumni of Holland College.”

“Alumni are a vital part of the Holland College family,” said Quentin Bevan, Board Chair for the Holland College Foundation. “Celebrating the accomplishments of outstanding alumni who have excelled in their chosen careers, industries, and communities is an annual college highlight.”

Nominations for the college’s Distinguished Alumni Awards are accepted year round and a public call for nominations is issued annually. The deadline for consideration for Holland College’s 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards is June 30, 2013.

-30-

For more information about this release, please contact:
Jo-Ann Campbell-Boutilier
Executive Director, College Advancement
Tel: (902) 629-4273

140 Weymouth Street  •  Charlottetown, PE  •  Canada  •  C1A 4Z1  •  info@hollandcollege.com  •  1-800-446-5265