Miami Dade College to Induct Outstanding Alumni to its Hall of Fame
Miami, April 16, 2012 -
This spring, Miami Dade College (MDC) will once again honor distinguished alumni who will be inducted into the college’s prestigious Hall of Fame. In addition to personal success, these outstanding alumni have made a significant impact in the community. Past inductees include actor Andy Garcia, music industry mogul Emilio Estefan, Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz, former Dolphins receiver Nat Moore, Carnival Chairman & CEO Micky Arison and United States Congresswoman Ileana Ros Lehtinen, among other distinguished leaders across America.
MDC’s 10th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Gala will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the Hilton Miami Downtown. This year’s 25 honorees represent an array of industries and careers, from architecture, medicine and entrepreneurship to urban development and visual arts.
MDC’s 2012 Alumni Hall of Fame Honorees:
|Hector Tundidor, Jr.
Miami Managing Partner
Ernst & Young LLP
ADVERTISING & MARKETING
|Robert J. Rodriguez
|Angel C. Saqui, II, AIA, NCARB
Angel C. Saqui, FAIA Architects, Planners Interiors, LTD
|Hector J. Ponte
Community Bank President Dade/Broward Countyline Market
Wells Fargo Bank
President & CEO
Vice President, Ticket Sales & Retention
Former Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
|Dr. Alexis L. Martinez
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
|Jorge R. Duyos, P.E.
JRD & Associates
|Juan R. Borges
Biomedical International Corp
HOSPITALITY & TOURISM
|Maria R. Del Busto
Global Chief Human Resources Officer
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
JOURNALISM - BROADCAST
Weekend News Anchor, Noticias 23
JOURNALISM - PRINT
Editorial Page Editor
Law Offices of Rebecca Ingram
Food & Dining Editor
The Palm Beach Post
|Jack J. Michel, M.D.
President and Chairman of the Board
Larkin Community Hospital
|Carlos F. Orta
President & CEO
Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility
PUBLIC SAFETY – FIRE
|Marcos De La Rosa
City of Hialeah Fire Dept.
PUBLIC SAFETY – POLICE
|Addy M. Villanueva
Special Agent in Charge
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Regional Managing Director
Department of Children and Families (Southern Region) Miami-Dade and Monroe County
Professional Golfer, PGA Champions Tour President
|Oscar R. Compain
Quest International, Inc.
|Fernando Santa Cruz
URBAN DEVELOPMENT & CONSTRUCTION
|Jorge R. Munilla
For more information about this special event, to become a sponsor, for tickets and any other related matter, please contact Ileana Ramirez-Cueli, 305-237-3240 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about the MDC Foundation at www.mdcfoundation.com.
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611, email@example.com, MDC communications director
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