Nominations Sought for Outstanding ECC Alumni

Nominations Sought for Outstanding ECC Alumni

March 30, 2022 | ,

There are many great East Central College alumni making a difference in their communities, and throughout the world.

The ECC Foundation is asking for the community’s assistance to recognize one of those former students with the 2022 Outstanding Alumni Award.

Nominees must have completed at least one college credit course at ECC at some point in their educational journey to be considered for the award.

According to Bridgette Kelch, Foundation executive director, nominees should be viewed by their peers as leaders in their field, with a demonstrated commitment to their community.

“Our annual Outstanding Alumni award is the perfect way to recognize an alum’s commitment to their career and community,” Kelch said. “We know that many of our alumni are deserving of this prestigious award and are reaching out to the community for help to find those deserving individuals.”

Nominees should demonstrate outstanding contributions to ECC or the community, and nominees must have an ongoing commitment to ECC, she added.

Nominees to not have to live within the college district.


Current candidates for public office and past recipients are not eligible for the award.

To nominate a former ECC student, write an explanation in 500 words or less as to why the person is worthy of consideration. The explanation should accompany the nomination.

Nominations must be received by Wednesday, April 13. All nominations received within the last three years are eligible.

The nomination form can be found from at

For more information or to request a nomination form, email or call 636-584-6505.

The recipient will be selected by the ECC Foundation Alumni Committee. A formal invitation to the 2022 Commencement Ceremonies will be sent to the honoree and a plaque will be displayed at the ECC Union campus in his or her honor.