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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

Distinguished Alumnus of the Year - Matt Cardinal

Matthew Cardinal graduated from Richland Community College with an Associates in Applied Science Radiography degree in 2005.  He received a Bachelor of Arts from Millikin University in 2012 and completed a Masters of Education program at the University of Illinois in 2014.