1. The Office of Institutional Advancement
  2. Distinguished Alumni

Distinguished Alumni of Lake Erie College

Each year during alumni weekend, the College recognizes alumni for outstanding career achievement and/or distinguished service to Lake Erie College. The recipients are selected by the National Alumni Board, which reviews recommendations submitted by alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the College.

2020 Awards

  • Outstanding Career

    Jean Makesh ‘00

  • Outstanding Service to College & Community

    Denise Molesch ‘95

  • Young Alumni

    Ricky Volante ‘12

2019 Awards

  • Distinguished Alumni

    Deborah Royce ‘80 Richard Stark ‘92, MBA ‘93 Judy Wicks ‘69

  • Young Alumni

    Paige Nemec ‘14

2018 Awards

  • Distinguished Alumni

    Michelle Hunsinger Touarti ‘78

  • Young Alumni

    Steve Abbott ‘10

2017 Awards

  • Distinguished Alumni

    Carolyn “Connie” Luhta ‘77

  • Young Alumni

    Dan Pursell ‘07

2016 Awards

  • Distinguished Alumni

    Judith Crawford Murch ‘65 Jeanette Parrise Crislip ‘73

  • Young Alumni

    Rebecca Schmid ‘12

2015 Awards

  • Distinguished Alumni

    Elizabeth “Betty” Yopko Weibel ‘80

  • Young Alumni

    John Lipovich Stallard ‘06

2014 Awards

  • Distinguished Alumni

    Barbara Ann Good '74 Jason Weybrecht '95

  • Young Alumni

    Bridget Beury '12

2013 Awards

  • Distinguished Alumni

    Elizabeth Abraham '68

  • Young Alumni

    Dan Nebraski '10

2012 Awards

  • Distinguished Alumni

    Carley Cumberworth Hosler '72

  • Young Alumni

    Nick Teriaca '10


Past Awards (1976 - 2011)

| 2011: John Williams '75 | 2010: Barbara Gould Pelowski '64  | 2009: Carol Lewis Morris '67 | 2008: Suzanne Schoedinger Ellis '59 | 2007: Morris Beverage Jr. '76, MBA '86 | 2006: Migdalia Cruz '80, Dana Dennis '76 | 2005: Mary Martha (Molly) Batchelder Solbak '63 | 2004: Gwen Rhodes Higaki '75, MBA '88 | 2003: Barbara Wallace Trainor '67, Lois Osborn '72, Deborah Muzik '87 | 2002: Joan Spaulding Parks '64, Eileen "Bud" Roberts '77 | 2001: Francis Moore Jeffries '60, Lisa Benedetti '81, Maria De La Camara '63 | 2000: Barbara Barber '68, Patricia Nocero '73 | 1999: Elizabeth Bennett Terry '66; Tracy H. Dickenson ‘78 (deceased) | 1998: Kristi E. Webster '73 | 1997: Henrietta Townsend '50 (deceased); Marjorie Ann Ciarlillo '62 | 1996: Jean Marcosson Perloff '65; Julia Smith Siegel, M.S.E. '84 | 1995: Elaine Scalzi Hopkins '59; Nancy Krehl Stillwagon '70 | 1994: Nancy James Stillwagon '44 (deceased); Carolyn Terrell Coatoam '68 | 1993: Marilyn Schutz '68; Margaret Geissman Gross '42 (deceased); Helen Mashek Gergory '33 (deceased) | 1992: Karen Weaver Spero '78 | 1990: Marcia Seelbach Hemphill '40 (deceased) | 1989: George Farrell (for friend of alums) (deceased) | 1988: Phyllis Brooks '37 (deceased) | 1985: Edith Virginia Enkler '36 (deceased); Frances Heckathorne Mueller '39 | 1984: Marjorie Wilson '35 (deceased); Katherine Fitzsimmons Peffer '42 (deceased) | 1983: Mildred Sceiford Vigler '35 (deceased); Ruth Aubrey Wills '32 (deceased) | 1982: Rose Esterhay Henninge '60; Maxine Haberman '34 (deceased) | 1981: Doris Roach Bray '59; Margery Ainsworth '25 (deceased); Sieu Ya Tsar '31 (deceased) | 1980: Ruth Rosenfelt Wharton, M.D. '45 (deceased); Anne Kilcawley Christman '33 (deceased) | 1979: Betsy Frost '38 (deceased); Nellie Clark Ransdell '32 (deceased) | 1978: Irene Ellis Murphy '23 (deceased); Josephine Brown '26 (deceased) | 1977: Jean Caul, Ph.D. (deceased); Eleanor Farnham '18 (deceased) | 1976: Louise Treadwell Tracy '18 (deceased); Sarah Porter Bosworth '13 (deceased)