The Executive Director of the Ellen O’Brien Gaiser Center and an architect at Stantec in downtown Butler are among the distinguished alumni recognized this year by Butler County Community College.
Linda Franiewski earned an associate degree in business administration from BC3 in 1986, and also played basketball and lifted weights as a visitor and inpatient at the treatment facility she now leads.
John Reddick achieved an associate degree in machine drafting and design from BC3 in 1984 before being hired at Burt Hill which became Stantec. Reddick serves as president of the Butler Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation and sits on the Butler YMCA board of managers.
The distinguished alumni award has honored a total of 53 graduates from BC3 to achieve significant levels of success and who have a commitment to community service.
The awards will be presented during a dinner on Saturday which will also award $217,000 in scholarships to 126 recipients.