October 12, 2006

OCCC to Honor Alumni Hall of Famers

A high school principal, a journalist, an attorney, business owners, college professors, a chief financial officer and a musician will be inducted into Oklahoma City Community College’s Alumni Hall of Fame on Thursday, October 26, at 6:30 p.m.

The Hall of Fame banquet will showcase the diversity of graduates from the metro’s largest two-year institution.

“OCCC alumni make outstanding contributions in this community and throughout Oklahoma. We’re excited to have played a role in the success of our former students. And we’re excited to share those successes with the community,” said OCCC President Paul Sechrist. “Our students are our reason for being. Oklahoma City Community College’s success is dependent upon their success.”

Inductees include: Lisa Mason-Adkins, professor of administrative office technology at OCCC; Clytie Bunyan-Connell, business editor for the Oklahoma Publishing Company; Julie Corff, professor of speech communication at OCCC; Edgar Cruz, acoustic guitarist; Michael Franco, professor of English at OCCC; David Greenwell, certified public accountant and president of Greenwell and Company, P.C.; Tim Hassen, chief financial officer for Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation; Monica Holland, professor of nursing at OCCC; Gary Houlette, professor of physical science at OCCC; Randy Thurman, certified public accountant, certified financial planner and co-president of Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc.; Gloria Torres, principal at Jefferson Middle School; and Mike Voorhees, attorney, Shelton Voorhees Law Group.

The banquet will be held at OCCC, located at 7777 S. May Ave. For ticket information, call the OCCC Foundation office 682-7591.

Lisa Mason-AdkinsClytie Bunyan-ConnellJulie CorffEdgar Cruz

Michael FrancoDavid GreenwellTim HassenMonica Holland

Gary HouletteRandy ThurmanGloria TorresMike Voorhees

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Jessica Martinez-Brooks
Media Relations Coordinator
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