The Marygrove College Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Alumni of Tomorrow Awards are honors bestowed by Marygrove College and the Marygrove College Alumni Association. These awards have been established to recognize and honor alumni and current students who have distinguished themselves and their alma mater.
The Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Alumni of Tomorrow Awards celebrate the ideals of competence (the ability to understand and participate effectively in the promise of our evolving world), compassion (the capacity to care about and respect the worth and dignity of people), and commitment (the will to act responsibly based upon one’s beliefs and to contribute to the building of a more just and humane world)— qualities that Marygrove has always tried to instill in its students.
The Distinguished Alumni Awards honor graduates who have made significant contributions and demonstrated leadership in any of the following areas:
• Professional, educational or artistic endeavors
• The community through government service and/or civic organizations (such as Lions Club, city planning commissions, government committees, etc.)
• Political action, social justice or volunteer activities in schools, hospitals, etc.
• Marygrove College
The Distinguished Alumni of Tomorrow Award honors an exceptional undergraduate junior or senior (201-2013 academic year) who has made significant contributions to the Marygrove College community in all of the following areas:
• Academic Accomplishment
• Service to the College and/or community
Juliana Casey, IHM ’62
Miriam Mohrhoff Poirier ’62
Dorothy Seebaldt ’66
Sharon Rodgers Simone ’67
Francie Kennedy ’73
Rochelle Dornatt ’77
Jarell Williams ’12
The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to those graduates of Marygrove College who exemplify the ideals of competence, commitment, and compassion and have distinguished themselves and their alma mater.