Homecoming: King and Queen Chosen, Alumni Award Winners Announced
Seniors Mollie Smith of Grand Haven and Marcus Hong of Salt Lake City, Utah, Saturday were named 2006 Homecoming Queen and King during halftime ceremonies of the football game. Members of the Alma College senior class voted 12 of their classmates to the 2006 Homecoming Court. During Homecoming Week, the entire student body voted for the King and Queen.
Alumni were honored at Homecoming during the Alumni Association annual meeting with awards to recognize service and excellence to the College and the alumni's communities and professions. Front row from left: Calvin Kerr, class of 1972, received the George Hebert Distinguished Service Award and Mark Foster, class of 1970, received Alma's highest alumni award, the Distinguished Alumni Award. Back row, Patrick McDonaugh, class of 1985, left, received recognition as the outgoing president of the Alumni Association from incoming President Brian Bartes, class of 1987. Center, Alma College President Saundra Tracy presided over Homecoming weekend, including the public kickoff of the $35 million capital campaign Open Windows: A Campaign for Alma College. The winner of the Young Alumnus Award, Mike Pennie, class of 1994, was unable to attend the ceremonies.
Earlier in the day, Karen Sullivan Wollenhaupt, class of 1987, received the Smith Service Award from the award's benefactors Art, class of 1938, and Carra Jones, class of 1942, Smith.
Posted: Mon, October 9th, 2006 at 10:21AM