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Community Service & Distinguished Alumni Awards

2018 Community Service and Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner

The East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation will host its bi-annual Awards Dinner November 1 at Thousand Oaks Golf Club to recognize our inspirational community members and successful alumni and to support our students. Through the generosity of sponsors and dinner guests, this event honors our award recipients while supporting the mission of the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation.

The 2016 Community Service and Distinguished Alumni Award recipients:

• Hon. John H. Logie - Community Service Award Recipient, Former mayor of Grand Rapids and champion of downtown Grand Rapids revitalization.

• Mr. Thomas M. Payette, Class of 1951 - Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipient for his leadership of architecture and design of healthcare and university facilities.

• Dr. David B. Gray, Class of 1962 - Distinguished Alumnus Posthumous Award Recipient, professor of occupational therapy and neurology and an important advocate for the Americans with Disabilities Act and those with disabilities.

Previous Award Recipients

Nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Community Service Award for future events are available online and can be submitted to the Foundation office any time.

Downloadable forms are also available:

Please contact the EGR Schools Foundation Office at (616) 235-3535 for more information.

Thank you!