Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Northeast Mississippi Community College Alumni Hall of Fame award.
Established in 2013, the Alumni Hall of Fame’s purpose is to recognize the achievement of an outstanding Northeast alumnus who has excelled personally and professionally, making a continued and significant difference in their community on a local, state, national, or international level.
To be considered for induction, a nominee must be an alumnus (any person that has a verifiable academic transcript with the college) of Northeast Mississippi Junior/Community College, distinguished in his or her profession and have demonstrated a high level of integrity in his/her personal life, as well as have gained the recognition of various other persons around. Accomplishments to be recognized may be achieved through the nominee’s career, service, or volunteer efforts.
Preference will be given to nominees who have demonstrated continuing interest in and support of Northeast through contributions of time, talent or resources.
The award is presented to the alumnus who has demonstrated outstanding traits of leadership and character to such an extent that it has brought great credit to the recipient and to the alma mater.
Nominations can be initiated by anyone including the nominee. All nominations must be received in an electronic (email) written format and include a completed nomination form, a written nomination letter explaining why the nominee should be considered for the award and summarize the nominee’s collegiate, professional accomplishments, and community involvement (community service, awards, organizations, etc.), at least two letters of support and an electronic headshot of the nominee.
Awardee(s) will be recognized at the annual Homecoming Alumni & Sports Hall of Fame Recognition Luncheon and during the pre-game ceremony prior to the Homecoming football game Thursday, October 12 when the Tigers take on Mississippi Delta.
Deadline to submit a nomination(s) is August 31.
For more information contact Tiffany Johnson at the Northeast Development Foundation at 662-720-7185 or by email at tsJohnson@nemcc.edu.
Northeast’s Foundation offers a comprehensive program of giving opportunities and is specifically responsible for gifts to the college involving estate planning, real estate, insurance, endowments, annuities, trusts, pooled income funds or other special donations that require ongoing management or binding agreements. It exists to serve Northeast by providing programs and benefits not fully provided by other sources.
For more information about Northeast’s Foundation contact Eaton at 662- 720-7165 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit the Northeast web site at www.nemcc.edu.