Join Great Bay Community College as we present...
The Walter R. Peterson Education and Public Service Award to Governor John Lynch
Sunday, October 28th
Wentworth by the Sea Hotel
The first annual Walter R. Peterson Education and Public Service Award will be presented to Governor John Lynch at a dinner and reception to be held on Sunday, October 28th at the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel in New Castle, NH. The award, which will be presented annually by the Community College System of New Hampshire, will recognize an individual whose contribution to higher education best exemplifies former Governor Walter Peterson's values of public service and dedication to higher education.
After two terms as Governor Peterson served as President of Franklin Pierce College, Interim President of the University of New Hampshire, Interim Commissioner of the New Hampshire Community Technical College System (now the Community College System of New Hampshire), and a Trustee of both the University System and Community College System. His involvement in higher education included service as Chairman of the New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission, Chairman of the New Hampshire College and University Council, and Chairman and Delegate to the New England Board of Higher Education.
Proceeds raised from the event this year will support scholarship assistance for Great Bay Community College students. Albany International Corp. of Rochester is the lead sponsor of this year's event. For more information or to sponsor or purchase tickets, contact Annette Brennan, Director of Institutional and Alumni Development, Great Bay Community College at firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-427-7713.Download the Full Brochure