MDC Alumni Inducted into Hall of Fame
Twenty-two Miami Dade College alumni were inducted into MDC’s 9th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Awards Gala on May 10.
Every year the event recognizes individuals who have made a significant impact in the community and who have been exemplary in personal success.
The gala was hosted by the Miami Dade College Foundation, an organization that has fund-raised for MDC since 1965.
MDC’s 2011 Alumni Hall of Fame Honorees
James W. Piersol
MC Harry & Associates Inc.
Miami-Dade County/South Broward Market
Marie F. Louissaint
Dr. Pablo G. Ortiz
Miami Edison Senior High School
Orlando J. Diez
City of Miami
Ana Maria Polo
Attorney and TV judge onCaso Cerrado
President & CEO
The Latin American Agribusiness Development Corporation, S.A.
Gerald C. Grant, Jr.
Branch Director of Financial Planning
AXA Advisors, LLC
Marcio C. Cabrera
MBF Healthcare Partners
Tessi Garcia, ASID
Tessie Garcia International Design
JOURNALISM - BROADCAST
Anchor & Reporter
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Editorial Page Editor
The Miami Herald
José E. Sirven
Holland & Knight, LLP
Dr. Orlando Rodriguez
Associate Director of Hospitalists and Internal Medicine
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Hispanics in Philanthropy
PUBLIC SAFETY – FIRE
Walter R. Reed
Coral Gables Fire Department
PUBLIC SAFETY – POLICE
Rafael P. Hernandez, Jr.
Chief of Police
North Miami Beach Police Department
President & CEO
Compuquip Technologies Inc.
Gustavo F. Pego, P.E.
District Six Secretary
Florida Department of Transportation
Michael Vasquez Inc.
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