JJC Accepting Nominations for 2017 J.D. Ross Extraordinary Service Award

Joliet Junior College is seeking nominations from the community for its annual J.D. Ross Extraordinary Service Award (ESA).

Patricia Marcum, center, accepts the 2016 J.D. Ross ESA in honor of her late husband, Glen Marcum, surrounded by her family.

Established in 2004 by the JJC Board of Trustees in honor of President Emeritus J.D. Ross, the award recognizes outstanding community service performed in Illinois Community College District 525 in the areas of humanitarian service, distinguished public service, scholarly service, and/or creative attainment. It is the highest honor given by the college.

Community members are invited to nominate an individual who should be recognized for extraordinary service in one (or more) of the areas named above. Click here to read about winners from previous years.

For complete guidelines and to fill out the online nomination form, visit www.jjc.edu/info/esaAll nominations must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Nominations received after that date will be considered for the following year.

District 525 encompasses large portions of Will and Grundy counties, but it also includes southern Kendall county, northern Livingston county, southeastern La Salle County, southeastern DuPage county, and northwestern Kankakee county.

For more information, contact the Communications and External Relations office at (815) 280-2659.

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