President's Distinguished Alumni Award

About the Distinguished Alumni Award

Established in 2010, the President’s Distinguished Alumni Award has been presented annually to graduates of Atlantic Cape that have differentiated themselves through professional, public and community-based accomplishments and have also remained committed to supporting Atlantic Cape and its mission.  

Distinguished Alumni Award

The President's Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to Atlantic Cape graduates who have made significant contributions in their professional field, community, and/or through humanitarian service.  A strong dedication to Atlantic Cape's mission, student population, and legacy, is also a key factor in selecting recipients.

Young Alumni Achievement Award

This honor is bestowed upon an alumnus/a who is 40 years of age or younger and has excelled in his/her profession, made positive contributions to his/her community, and remained connected to Atlantic Cape while supporting its mission and values.

Nomination and Review Process

The nomination cycle for the 2020 President's Distinguished Alumni Award is now open!  All nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award and Young Alumni Achievement Award will be reviewed by the Atlantic Cape Alumni Advisory Committee in February 2020 and their recipient recommendations will be submitted to the college president for review and approval. Nominations will be accepted through January 31, 2020 and can be submitted online through the button below.  

Nominate a deserving alumnus or alumna today!

Distinguished Alumni Nomination Form Button

For more information about the President's Distinguished Alumni Award, please email Kristin Jackson or call (609) 463-3621.

2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2019 award recipients!  We are proud of their accomplishments and grateful for their continued support and dedication to serving as excellent Atlantic Cape ambassadors.

Distinguished Alumni Group Photo

Top row from left: Chad Affrunti, James Hennessey, Deputy Chief James Sarkos, and Nathan Evans, Jr.

Bottom row from left: Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, Toshira Maldonado-McIntosh, Dr. Barbara Gaba, Felix Contreras-Castro, and Bert Lopez.

Previous Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Raymond Davis, '92

Maria Mento, '77

Dr. Robert L. Vogel, '68

Dr. Brian Kirchner, '78

MaryAnne Figueroa, '86

Chef Joseph Sheridan, '96

Dr. Carole Dieterly, '08

Kimberly Richardson, '10

Gloryvie Reyes, '01

Terri Lu Schieder, '79

Stephen Dunn, '68

Thomas Innocente, '71

Dr. Valerie Travis-Reese, '82

Katherine M. Morris, Esq., '90

Michael R. Rann, Esq., '88

Janice DeCicco Fipp, Ed.D., '70