From a retired major general to entrepreneur and public speaker. Rose State College and its Foundation honored Oklahomans giving back to the college and community at the 7th annual Recognition dinner on March 2, 2017.
Tower award winners, from left to right: Ray Hardin, Major General William "Billy" Bowden, Vincent Friederich, and accepting for Midwest City Hospital Authority: Guy Henson, Nancy Rise, and Mayor Matt Dukes.
Three individuals and an organization received the College’s prestigious Tower Award. The beautiful award resembles the iconic Campus logo tower in the campus mall and is reserved for the very exceptional friends of the Institution. Honorees were selected for the significant contributions they have made to the College through their time, financial support or both.
2017 Tower Award recipients included:
As part of Rose State College’s 40th Anniversary in 2010, College staff, Board of Regents, and the RSC Foundation Board Members created the Rose State College Tower Award. A total of 24 recipients have received this award since its creation.
Two individuals were honored with Rose State’s Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame award in recognition of their professional accomplishments, community service, and collegiate support.
2017 Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame inductees include:
A total of 12 recipients have received this award since the inception of the program.
More information about the Rose State College Foundation can be found at rose.edu, click on Alumni & Foundation section at the top of the page.