Alumni Association Presents Annual Awards
KEENE, N.H. 7/2/02 An alumni officer, an author, and a Keene State College administrative assistant were honored at the June 2 KSC Alumni Awards Luncheon during Reunion Weekend.
Receiving the Sprague W. Drenan Award, for support of alumni programs, was David Gagne 73, of Amherst, N.H. Gagne has represented the College as a student leader, a staff member, a volunteer, and a leader in the Alumni Association, including serving four years as KSC Alumni Trustee on the USNH Board of Trustees. Gagnes citation read in part, Today, David continues to help the College through various advocacy efforts, connecting with students, and enthusiastically supporting the alumni association.
Gretchen Kuhn 88, of Rockland, Maine, receives the Alumni Inspiration Award. Since graduating, Kuhn has been an instructor at Hurricane Island Outward Bound School in Maine. Her citation reads in part, She has dedicated herself to working with people of all ages, leading them on wilderness and other expeditions in the United States and abroad.
Pauline Dionne, of Keene, administrative assistant to the vice president for academic affairs at KSC, was presented with the 2002 Outstanding Service Award for her 35 years of service to the College. During her tenure at KSC, Dionne worked in the Student Teaching Office and the Division of Professional Studies before moving to her present position. For the past 15 years, she has organized the Colleges Commencement Ceremony.
For more information, contact Mike Maher, director of alumni and parent relations, at 358-2370.