All of the following honorees were selected for their outstanding achievements as role models, successful careers, and impact on, and service to, the community.

2020

No event held in 2020 - Due to COVID-19 restrictions.

2019

On October 10, 2019 the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients were honored at MCC's 2019 Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding Retiree Awards Ceremony.

2018

On October 11, 2018 the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients were honored at MCC's 2018 Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding Retiree Awards Ceremony.

2017

On October 12, 2017 the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients were honored at MCC's 2017 Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding Retiree Awards Ceremony.

2016

The Foundation for MCC paid tribute to the Honorable Thomas C. Yeotis in 2016, one of MCC's Distinguished Alumni. Thus, the prestigious Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding Retiree Awards Ceremony was not held in 2016, but will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017.

2015

On October 8, 2015 the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients were honored at MCC's 13th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony.

2014

On April 24, 2014 the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients were honored at MCC's 12th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony.

2013

On April 25, 2013 the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients were honored at MCC's 11th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony.

2012

On May 8, 2012 the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients were honored at MCC's 10th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony.

2011

On April 14, 2011 the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients were honored at MCC's 9th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony.

2010

On April 15 the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients were honored at MCC's 8th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony.

2009

No event held in 2009 - timeframe was extended into 2010.

2008

On October 29 the 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients were honored at MCC's 7th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony.

2007

On October 17 the 2007 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients were honored at MCC's 6th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony.

Honorees included:

Dan Cady
Edna Green-Perry
Art Reyes II
Richard A. Shick, D.D.S., M.S.
Woodrow Stanley
Nick Pappadakis* was honored with a Presidential Citation as the "Distinguished Voice of MCC."

2006

The 2006 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients were honored October 17, at MCC's 5th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony.

2005

2004

2003

2002

* Deceased