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Albion Recognizes Five Distinguished Alumni at Homecoming

daa1Kicking off Homecoming 2012, alumni gathered with current students, faculty and staff to celebrate the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards. In acknowledging his award, recipient Richard "Rick" Jones, '71, noted some important things he had gained as part of his Albion education. "I learned that the Rock started as a pebble and the rest is just paint," he said. " learned that not every idea worth entertaining is worth embracing. And I learned that when you build a school around great themes, great projects and great people, students will go about creating more just, healthy and self-fulfilling lives …. and in the process, will advocate for the same. Lessons learned … the Albion way."

Alumni in the News: Moilanen, '09; White-Thomas, '93

The Rock on the Albion College Quad.Dan Moilanen, '09, was featured on NPR for his work re-opening a beloved nonprofit music venue in Flint, while Sault Ste. Marie attorney Shelley White-Thomas, '93, received a Michigan legal accolade.

Alumni in the News: Sheetz, '68; Harrington, '85; Kingsley, '63

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Michael Sheetz, '68, Michael Harrington, '85, and James Kingsley, '63, each has received recognition in recent weeks for his accomplishments and successes in biology research, pharmaceutical industry leadership, and service on the Michigan judicial bench, respectively.

Havens Family Continues Winning Tradition in Downriver Canoe Championships

Zaak Havens, '10, turned in the best overall time in the one-man distance event in the Whitewater Open Canoe Downriver National Championships. The event was held June 19-22 on the Nantahala River. Zaak's father, Keith, the former swimming and diving coach at Albion, paddled in the two-man boat with the fastest overall time in the sprint.

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