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HCCC Recognizes Two Distinguished Alums

By WKTV News

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Herkimer County Community College held their 2012 Alumni Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony Friday recognizing two alums that have risen to prominence.

This year's honorees were Thomas Lake, Class of 1999, who is now a senior writer for Sports Illustrated Magazine and Dr. Ronald Miers honored posthumously, who was a Professor at Western Carolina University and served on national and internationally respected civil engineering advisory boards.

The ceremony bringing many members of the college and community together to watch as their story and picture was placed in the alumni hall of honor.

"Interesting to note that the awardees have invited several people from their past so people from area for example Tom Lake started at age 17, his first story was for the Little Falls newspaper and so the editor at that time is here tonight," says HCCC President Ann Marie Murray.

HCCC hosts the induction ceremony every other year.

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