Science Students

Alumni Awards

Pacesetter Award Winners

2009 Pacesetter Award Winner - Jacob Zindel

Jacob Zindel of Decatur, Illinois, was selected as Richland’s Pacesetter Award Winner for 2009. Jacob obtained his Associate in Applied Science Degree in elementary education from Richland in 2006. Jacob received the Walter and Alice Scherer Scholarship from 2004-2008. He went on to obtain his Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education at Illinois State University in December of 2008.

Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

Nominations are currently being accepted for Richland's 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year.

The Richland Community College Alumni Relations Office is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. The Illinois Community College Trustees Association sponsors the Distinguished Alumnus Award each year. All community colleges in the state of Illinois submit their local winners to be considered for these statewide awards. The Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizes the many success stories of Illinois' community college graduates.