Alumni of The Year
Gogebic Community College Foundation Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award
(Nominations should be submitted by September of this year)
Each year Gogebic Community College and its Foundation presents the prestigious Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award to an alum who has completed at least one year of their education at GCC (JC). This award is based on his/her professional and personal accomplishments and service to the community. Please use the form below to nominate a co-worker, friend, spouse or yourself for the award. The Alumni Committee of the Foundation Board will review all nominations and submit their selection(s) to the entire Board for approval.
GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS
- 1985 - The Honorable John P. Varda Class of 1935
- 1986 - R. Gretchen VanStratum Birge Class of 1934
- 1987 - Peter DeSantis Class of 1956
- 1998 - John J. Krznarich Class of 1934, David E. McDonald, Jr. Class of 1973, Joseph A. Sullivan Class of 1935
- 1999 - John A. Niemi, Ph.D. Class of 1952
- 2000 - Dennis DaPra Class of 1965
- 2001 - Arthur B. Hansen Class of 1943
- 2002 - Joseph J. McKevitt Class of 1934, Ronald J. Niksich, Ph.D. Class of 1966
- 2003 - Jay W. Johnson Class of 1963
- 2004 - Vivian A. (Johnson) Bull, Ph.D., Class of 1953
- 2005 - Julann (Wright) Griffin, Class of 1947
- 2007 - Dr. Charlotte Ziem Pakonen Class of 1961, Dr. R. Rodney Pakonen Class of 1959
- 2008 - David McDonald, Sr., Class of 1948
- 2009 - Raymond Talaska, Class of 1947, David G. Lindquist, Class of 1955
- 2010 - Rear Admiral Steven E. Day, Class of 1973
- 2011 – James R. Milakovich, Class of 1969; Margaret Ann “Peggy” Malovrh, RPh, Class of 1977
- 2012 – Dr. Mark DalPra, Class of 1973
- 2013 – David J. Lucas, PhD, Class of 1973 and Marsha (Erickson) Lucas, Class of 1973
- 2014 – Robert Baima, DDS, Class of 1973
- 2015 – Carl E. Vaara, Class of 1959; Charles H. “Chuck” Gervasio, Class of 1970
- 2016 – Randy DeMario, Class of 1982
- 2017 – Matthew Kurta, Class of 2001
- 2018 – Honorable Judge Joel Massie, Class of 1974; Rob Pairolero, O.D., Class of 1997
- 2019 – David M. Lindquist, Class of 1977
Alumni of the Year Award Nomination Form
GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION ALUMNUS/ALUMNA OF THE YEAR
Simply fill out this form and click the "submit" button to send it electronically or e-mail your nominee suggestion to Kelly Marczak.
Alumni Information Form
Gogebic Community College would like your help in building an Alumni Directory.
For more information, contact the GCC Alumni Foundation Office at 906-932-4231, Ext. 202.
Or e-mail Kelly Marczak.