Mrs. Evelyn Coyle and Dr. Justin Funk have been chosen as the Northern Oklahoma College Distinguished Alumni for 2021.
The announcement was made by NOC Director of Alumni and Community Relations Kim Ochoa.
Coyle, NOC Class of 1951, is a civic and community leader currently residing in Tonkawa while Funk, NOC Enid Class of 2005, is an optometrist residing in Enid.
The banquet is Saturday, March 27 at 5 p.m. at the Renfro Center on the NOC Tonkawa campus.
Three distinguished alums from 2020 will also be honored.
They include Risha Grant (Class of 1994), Marta Sullivan (Class of 1996), and Jon Kissenger (NOC Enid Class of 2002).
The award recognizes the achievements of former students whose personal lives, professional achievements and community service exemplify the objectives of college.
A complete listing of Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame Award recipients is located on the NOC website at www. noc.edu/alumni.More information about the 2021 inductees along with event tickets will be available in February.
For more information, please contact the alumni relations office at kim.ochoa@ noc.edu or 580.628.6473.
Northern Oklahoma College, the state’s first public community college, is a multicampus, land-grant institution that provides high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services which create life-changing experiences and develop students as effective learners and leaders within their communities in a connected, ever changing world.
NOC, a public two year community college, serves 4,200 students on the home campus in Tonkawa, branch in Enid, NOC/OSU Gateway Program in Stillwater, online, and the University Center in Ponca City.
In 2019, NOC celebrated the 20-year anniversary of the Enid campus and a 15-year partnership with OSU for the Gateway Program.
NOC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science and Applied Science. The associate degree fulfills lower-division course work which is applicable towards a bachelor’s degree.
Call (580) 628-6200 for more information about Northern Oklahoma College or visit www.noc.edu .