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MACAC Gramenz Award


The Gramenz Award was instituted in 1977 in memory of William Gramenz, who was the former Director of Admissions at the University of Michigan-Flint. He was also the Michigan Association of College Counselors President in 1975-76. This award is the highest recognition in our association and is bestowed for outstanding service to students, counseling, our profession, and the association.



Above: Sheila Bailey presenting Gramenz Award to Karen Hager on April 12, 2017
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Below: Bill Hancock and Sheila Bailey accepting the Gramenz Award from Hillary Teague on behalf of Karen Hager on March 30, 2017.

1977 Jerry Rose
1978 Evelyn Yeagle
1979 Phil Toppen
1980 Charles Curry
1981 Michael Donohue
1982 No award
1983 Stephanie Guyor
1984 Jon Hanson
1985 Earla Smith
1986 Harold "Bunky" VanderSalm
1987 James Masuga
1988 No award
1989 Bethany Spotts
1990 No award
1991 Nancy Ryan Mitchell
1992 Mary Ann Allen-Newbill
1993 Patrick O'Connor
1994 Judy Margrave
1995 Jo Ann Foerster
1996 Thomas Johnson
1997 Carl Peterson
1998 Gerri Daniels
1999 Catherine Philbin
2000 Connie Kubicki
2001 James Stone
2002 Jerry Southland
2003 Richard Hutchison
2004 Zay Reynolds
2005 Barbara Sosin
2006 Maggie Miller
2007 Kim Bryant
2008 Deana Novakoski (awarded posthumously)
2009 Mike Kolar
2010 Tyrone Winfrey
2011 John Boshoven
2012 Lori Johnston
2013 Christopher Tremblay
2014 Ted Spencer
2015 Deanna Green

2016 No Award
2017 Karen Hager