Joe Purschke (right), a 1995 graduate of East Central College, received the Alumni of the Year Award at the college’s commencement ceremony May 18. He is shown with Dr. Jon Bauer, ECC president. Photo courtesy of East Central College.
Union, Mo. - Joseph Purschke of Union was named recipient of the East Central College Outstanding Alumni Award for 2013. The award is presented annually to honor an ECC graduate who has used his or her education and been of service to the community.
Cookie Hays, ECC’s vice president of student development, made the presentation at college commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 18, at the campus in Union.