ARCHBOLD, OHIO –Northwest State Community College recently announced Wendy Munk of Prescott, Arizona; Niki Mosier of Edgerton, Ohio; Jason Sprow of Defiance, Ohio; and Patricia Frank of Holgate, Ohio as recipients of the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award. These distinguished alumni will be recognized at a formal luncheon prior to the NSCC commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9.
“This award is the highest honor given by the NSCC Alumni Association,” said Robbin Wilcox, director of development at NSCC. “Each year we have the honor of learning about the amazing work being done by our alumni. Each of this year’s recipients has been actively involved in their profession and pursued further education in order to expand their careers. Our honored alumni have also been active members of their communities.”
Munk, was a graduate of Fayette High School and graduated from NSCC in 1991, earning an Associate of Applied Business Degree in Office Services, Summa Cum Laude. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Washington. A published author, Munk has written nine novels, three short stories, and has earned three national awards for her novels. She is recognized as a “Top 100 Bestseller” with both Amazon and Barnes and Noble online ebook stores. As a co-developer of the publishing company, Corvallis Press, she has helped to publish other authors in various genres. Munk also volunteers at local elementary schools, is vice president of the Greater Seattle Chapter of Romance Writers of America and presents numerous workshops on marketing and writing.
Developed in 1998, the Distinguished Alumni Award honors graduates of Northwest State Community College who have achieved recognized prominence in their career, made significant contributions to their profession and community, and impacted the lives of others. In addition to the luncheon, recipients will be commemorated on NSCC’s campus with a plaque and photo.