Iowa Lakes Community College Alumni & Friends Association Seeking Nominations for 26th Annual Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award

(Estherville, Iowa) The Iowa Lakes Community College Alumni & Friends Association is seeking nominations for the 26th annual Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award. This award is presented annually at the Iowa Lakes Community College spring commencement ceremony to prior graduates of Iowa Lakes who exemplify outstanding support for the community, business, school, service clubs, etc.

The Iowa Lakes Alumni & Friends Association established the Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award in 1992. Hall was a 1968 alumnus of Iowa Lakes who died in 1991. He was a strong supporter of the college and enjoyed being an assistant football coach at Iowa Lakes.

Past recipients of the award include: Dan Jorgenson of Ringsted, Doug Burton of Estherville, Diane Nelson of Ringsted; Dr. Judy Reinking of Algona; James Donovan of Baxter, Minn.; Ronald Smith of Dolliver; Marcie Frevert of Emmetsburg; Larry Sundall, Bob Grems, John S. Walz, Pat Hall, Alan Blum, Linda Heldt, Rick Olesen, Darin Moeller and John Wittneben of Estherville; Herman Richter, Dean Luchtel, and Greg Stevens of Milford; Marian Brunsvold and Jack Tatman of Spirit Lake; Bruce Hertzke of Forest City; Dana Holland of Ottumwa; Erica Tonsfeldt Volker of Papillion, Neb.; M.C. Gill of Pasadena, Calif.; Dr. L.T. Donovan of St. Paul, Minn.; Bridget Breen of Sioux City; and, Robert (Rob) Jacobs of Hartley.

Those wishing to nominate a deserving candidate may send their recommendation to the Iowa Lakes Alumni & Friends Association, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334; fax to 712-362-0480; email to Alison Mason at or submit online by visiting (click on Alumni & Foundations, then Alumni & Friends, then Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award and look on the left side of the computer screen for the Jim Hall Nomination Form). All nominations must be received by Friday, March 15, 2019.

For More Information:

Alison Mason
Institutional Advancement Manager