ICCTA Distinguished Alumnus Award

2012 Nominees

Cathy Boicken
Municipal Bank
Kankakee Community College(1993)

Dr. Phillip Bowman
CEO and medical director
Bownman Medical Group
Parkland College(1988)

Dr. Nancy Castle
Professor • Center on Nongovernmental Organization Leadership and Development
Northern Illinois University
William Rainey Harper College(1975)

Anthony Churchill
Technical director • Performing Arts Center
Oakton Community College
Oakton Community College(1998)

Kevin Cullen
Director for planning and communication
Diocese of Lafayette-In-Indiana
Danville Area Community College(1974)

Sgt. Tamara Girten
Child victimization unit
Illinois State Police
Moraine Valley Community College(1986)

Greg Goins
Frankfort Community Unit School District #168
Shawnee Community College(1988)

Dr. Jose Magaña
Doctor of internal medicine
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Waubonsee Community College(1988)

David Lee Murphy
Country music singer and songwriter
John A. Logan College

Deborah Nelson
Senior lecturer and director • Carnegie Seminar
Philip Merrill College of Journalism • University of Maryland
College of Lake County(1973)

Michael Pittman
Editor and publisher
Capital City Courier
Kaskaskia College(1979)

Benjamin Schwarm
Associate executive director
Illinois Association of School Boards
Lincoln Land Community College(1982)

The Hon. Michael Smigiel
Member, Maryland House of Delegates • District 36
Elgin Community College(1981)

Ron Smith
Associate head coach • Men's basketball
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Rend Lake College(1974)

Dr. Susan Swartwout
Professor of English
Southeast Missouri State University
Carl Sandburg College(1987)

Dr. Richard Tarizzo
Retired vascular surgeon
Joliet Junior College(1951)

Ruth A. Waller
Assistant state's attorney
Macon County State's Attorney's office
Richland Community College(1976)

The recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award will be recognized at ICCTA's annual awards banquet on June 1 in Normal. For additional information, please contact Kim Villanueva at 1-800-454-2282, ext. 1.