Outstanding Alumni Award

Each year, OCC recognizes the accomplishments of one or more of its former students through its Outstanding Alumni Award. Candidates must have earned an associate degree or certificate (or the equivalent) from OCC at least 10 years ago, and have demonstrated leadership and significant professional achievement or community service.

Past recipients include:

 Year    Name  Occupation
 2015        
 2014     Anthony J. Filippis   President and CEO of Wright & Filippis
 2013   Michael McCready  Michigan House Representative
 2012   Richard Matott   Chief of the Bloomfield Hills Department of Public Safety
 2011  Jacqueline Johnston  Superintendent of Huron Valley School District
 2010   Daniel Patrick O'Brien Oakland County Circuit Court Judge in the General Jurisdiction Division.
 2009  Patrick M. McQueen  CEO of the Michigan market for The PrivateBank
 2008     Holbert Bill Maxey       Retired
 2007  Robert Reid, M.D.                                    Oakland Medical Group at Royal Oak's William Beaumont Hospital
2005 Patrick M. Dohany  County Treasurer
2004 Robert J. Egan, M.D. '82   Family Physician, Activist
  Margaret Kelly '79  President & CEO RE/MAX International
2003 Andrew J. Feustel, Ph.D. '86  Astronaut
2002  James Slowik '73                                      IRS Investigator, Community Volunteer
  Clarence Phillips '70 State Legislator
2001 Dorothy McLeer Environmental Educator
2000  James R. Lang '84 Entrepreneur
1999 David Hay '73 Senior Administrator, Kelly Services
1998 Danny D. Greig, II, M.D. '89  Doctor
1997 Anna Zimmerman '89 '98 Respiratory Therapist
1996    Norma Carline '76  
1995   Sandra McKinzie '83  Respiratory Therapist
1994 Nicholas Abid, D.O. '71   Doctor