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Friday, September 18, 2020

Know Someone Who Needs 200 New Friends…and a Hall of Fame Award?

Nominations are being sought for the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards and Lake-Sumter State College Hall of Fame. Submissions should be made no later than Friday, September 10, 2018. Nomination forms are available from Lake-Sumter State College Alumni Association at

Alumni, faculty, staff, and/or community members, who have made outstanding contributions to the college, or community-at-large, can be nominated. These awards will recognize professional, academic, or community service, as they seek to honor services performed from among selected nominees.

“Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC) has over 25,000 alumni and friends who are doing great work and making positive impacts in our community and beyond,” says Dr. Laura Byrd, associate vice-president (AVP) of Institutional Advancement, and Executive Director of the Lake-Sumter State College Foundation. “We encourage our alumni and friends to submit nominations that recognize alumni and community partners for their achievements.”

Categories for Distinguished Alumni Awards include:

  • Community Engagement Award
  • GOLD Award (Graduate of the Last Decade)
  • Heart of a Volunteer Award
  • Professional Achievement Award
  • Scholar Award
  • Valor Award

Categories for Hall of Fame Awards include:

  • LSSC Faculty/Staff Award
  • LSSC Trustee Award
  • LSSC Athletics Award

Awards will be presented at a ceremony and gourmet dinner on Thursday, October 18, at the Mission Inn Resort & Club, 10400 County Road 48, Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida.

More than 200 guests and well-wishers are expected to attend. Sponsorships are available by calling 352-365-3518.