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Mohawk College celebrates 2023 Alumni of Distinction recipients

Entrepreneurs, Community leaders, a news anchor, chef and professor recognized by college

Ten outstanding Mohawk College graduates were honoured at the 2023 Alumni of Distinction Awards held at Liuna Station last night. 

Congratulations to the following recipients:

Brian Hogben ’01 – Owner and Principal Broker, Mission35 Mortgages

Scott Eccles ’06 - Owner, Eccles Auto Service

Melanie Wong ’12 - Founder, Olive + Splash Bamboo Apparel

Clare Freeman ’95 - Executive Director, Hamilton Community Legal Clinic

Reta Ismail ’06 - News Anchor, CTV News London

Tawnya Brant ’15 - Chef & Owner, Yawékon by Chef Tawnya Brant

Phyllis Fehr ’91 - Dementia Advocate and Speaker

Crystal Winchester ’05 - Professor, Mohawk College, Indigenous Liaison Officer, Correctional Service Canada

Janet Greener ’22 - Founder, CEO & Principal, Beechwood Brainery Inc.

Cheyanne Hammell ’07 - Manager, Special Projects, PCL Constructors Canada Inc.

Since 1996, the Alumni of Distinction Awards have proudly recognized outstanding Mohawk graduates for their career achievements and contributions to the community. All of the nominees are individuals who set the standard of excellence for which Mohawk College is recognized and they are a source of inspiration for future generations.

Check the college’s website for more information about the Alumni of Distinction Awards, including past recipients and more information on this year’s Alumni of Distinction recipients: www.mohawkcollege.ca/aod