Notable Alumni

​​Congratulations to our 2018 Alumni Award Recipients!

Awardees were honored at an awards banquet and ceremony on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

2018 Alumni Award Recipients 

DMACC Executive Vice President of Operations Dr. Stan Jensen (right) congratulated the following recipients: (left to right) Dwight Jackson of Ankeny, Christopher A. Johnston of Roseville, MN, Matthew Clifton of Johnston, Margaret Liston of Ogden, Joel Meredith of Altoona, Gregory Cole of Ankeny, and Eric Hammer of Boone.  Not pictured: Brian Wignall of Las Vegas, NV

Outstanding Alumni Award

The Outstanding Alumni Award is the highest honor given to DMACC alumni by the Alumni Association. This award honors and recognizes alumni who provide service to their community, country, and/or fellow citizen; have had great professional or personal achievement since graduation; and continue to be involved in the life and work of DMACC.

  • Matthew Clifton
    Assistant Director - Investigations, Principal Financial Group
    Johnston, IA

  • Gregory M. Cole
    President, NCMIC Finance Corporation
    Ankeny, IA

  • Eric R. Hammer
    Co-Owner, R.H. Grabau Construction​
    Boone, IA

  • Dwight A. Jackson
    Community Business Specialist, Reentry and Mentoring Coordinator,
    Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families
    Ankeny, IA
  • Christopher A. Johnston
    Attorney/Owner, Johnston/Martineau. LLP
    Roseville, MN

  • Margaret Liston
    Retired, Director of Surgical Services, Mary Greeley Medical Center
    Ogden, IA

  • Brian Wignall
    President, Biodynamics Inc.
    Las Vegas, NV

DMACC Alumni Early Achievement Award

The DMACC Alumni Early Achievement Award was created to recognize alumni who have graduated from DMACC within the last ten years and have displayed exemplary personal or professional achievement or volunteer service to their community.

  • Joel E. Meredith
    Supervisor, Respiratory Care, VA Medical Center of Central Iowa
    Altoona, IA​


The DMACC Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the Outstanding Alumni Award, DMACC Alumni Early Achievement Award and the DMACC Impact Award. For more information and to learn of the criteria for each award, click on the award name above. The deadline to submit nominations for all three awards is January 21, 2019.



Past Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients