August 29, 2016
Note: this is an archived news release. As such, the information provided may no longer apply.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association will honor three individuals who have made an impact on the campus community and society, at its annual Alumni and Friends Banquet to be held this year on Saturday, September 24 in Nowland Hall.
Dana A. Saucier Sr., a 1968 graduate of UMFK, will be presented with the 2016 Outstanding Alumni award; Kim Parent, a 2002 graduate, will be presented with the Outstanding Young Alumni award; and Frantzceau Germain, who will graduate in May 2017, will be presented with the Outstanding Future Alumni award.
Dana A. Saucier Sr. of Eagle Lake, Maine, will be honored as the 2016 UMFK Outstanding Alumni based upon his highly impressive professional achievements in the wood product industry. He has implemented changes within the University of Maine at Fort Kent Board of Visitors and continues to advocate for the betterment of higher education within the state of Maine and the University. From his many contributions to his community and the lives of others, the Alumni Association is proud to present this distinguished award to Dana Saucier.
Kim Parent's honor in being selected as the 2016 UMFK Outstanding Young Alumni based upon her exceptional and multifaceted community contributions, leadership, and the impressive level of professional and individual achievements she has accomplished at such a young age. Parent resides in Caribou, Maine.
The 2016 UMFK Outstanding Future Alumni Award will be presented to Frantzceau Germain based upon his impressive humanitarian service. His impact on the global community is a significant achievement that brings honor to the University.
In addition to the awards, the following classes also will be recognized 1936, 1946, 1956, 1976, 1986, 1996, and 2006.
Tickets to the Alumni and Friends Banquet are $25 per ticket. The banquet is open to the public. Purchase your ticket today through the Madawaska House, located on Pleasant Street, or by contacting the Alumni Affairs office at (207) 834-7557.