Notable Alumni

​​​Congratulations to our 2021 Alumni Award Recipients!

This year's class of award recipients have gone above and beyond - in their professions, in their communities, and in support of others. They epitomize all that is great about this institution, and we are proud to count them among our esteemed alumni.

Outstanding Alumni for 2021
Pictured left to right: DMACC President Rob Denson, Don Tate, Joseph Weber, Steven Barger and Mosi Mandil. Not pictured: Katelynn Davis and Hannah Jagler.

Outstanding Alumni Award

The Outstanding Alumni Award is the highest honor given to DMACC alumni by the Alumni Association. This award honors and recognizes alumni who provide service to their community, country, and/or fellow citizen; have had great professional or personal achievement since graduation; and/or continue to be involved in the life and work of DMACC.​

  • Katelynn E. Davis​
    Chief Pathology Resident, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD

  • ​​Steven G. Barger
    Program Chair and Pr​​ofessor, DMACC Criminal Justice Program
    Indianola, IA

  • Don Tate​
    Author-Illustrator and Public Speaker
    Austin, TX

  • Joseph Weber​
    Director of Youth Ministry, Prairie Ridge Church
    Ankeny, IA

DMACC Alumni Early Achievement Award

The DMACC Alumni Early Achievement Award was created to recognize alumni who have graduated from DMACC within the last ten years and have displayed exemplary personal or professional achievement or volunteer service to their community.

  • Hannah Jagler​
    Federal Official Court Reporter, US District Court, Southern District of Illinois
    Fairview Heights, IL

  • Mohsina Mandil​
    Executive Assistant at Earthschooling, The BEarth Institute & President of Waldorf Books
    Windsor Heights, IA



The DMACC Alumni Association is currently seeking nominations for the Outstanding Alumni Award, DMACC Alumni Early Achievement Award and the DMACC Impact Award. For more information and to learn of the criteria for each award, click on the award name above. The deadline to submit nominations for all three awards is April 11, 2022​.

Past Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients