Nominate Outstanding Alumni by March 1

TRAVERSE CITY — Northwestern Michigan College is seeking nominations for the 2022 Outstanding Alumni awards. Nominations will be accepted through March 1, 2022.

Since 1988, Northwestern Michigan College’s Outstanding Alumni award has recognized graduates and past students for significant professional achievements and/or exemplary leadership in the local or global community. Nominees for this award should have demonstrated accomplishments that also reflect the NMC values of dedication to life-long learning, innovation and integrity, and respect for and collaboration with others.

More information and the nomination form can be found on the NMC website at Nominations may be submitted online. To have a paper nomination form mailed, those interested can call (231) 995-1834 or email

The 2022 Outstanding Alumni recipients were Alex Brace, Dr. Amanda Kiessel, Dr. Cliff McClain, and Cindy Warren. A complete list of past honorees may be found online. For more information about NMC’s Alumni program, visit

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Northwestern Michigan College is a publicly funded community college that serves more than 50,000 learners annually throughout the Grand Traverse region and beyond. NMC offers associate degrees, professional certificates and bachelor’s degrees. The college is home to the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute, the Great Lakes Maritime Academy and the Great Lakes Culinary Institute as well as nationally recognized aviation and unmanned systems programs. For more information, visit Northwestern Michigan College at

Release date: FEBRUARY 8, 2022

For more information:

Carly McCall
Director of Alumni Engagement
(231) 995-2825


Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.