Rep McDermed Helps JJC Honor Residents For Their Service

State Representative McDermed nominated Gary Cheney, the founder of New Lenox ShareFest, for the Joliet Junior College's J.D. Ross Extraordinary Service Award.The Extraordinary Service Award is the highest honor bestowed on an individual by the college; it was developed by the Board of Trustees to honor residents who have given outstanding service to Community College District 525. The award is named for former President J. D. Ross.

Representative McDermed was present when the Board of Trustees honored two District 525 residents and Joliet Junior College alumni, Gary Cheney and Deborah Smith, with the award at its March 8 meeting.