Announcing the inaugural class of Seventy Over 70 winners

Announcing the inaugural class of Seventy Over 70 winners

News-Gazette Media's inaugural class of Seventy Over 70 award-winners is a distinguished group.

The awards, sponsored by Clark-Lindsey, recognize those who have demonstrated a lively curiosity and willingness to learn something new, an aptitude for personal and/or professional growth and a commitment to bettering others. Nominations were reviewed by an independent panel of judges.

On April 4, the first class will be celebrated at Round Barn Banquet Centre in Champaign as well as a special section in The News-Gazette.

The 70 winners are:

— Carlo Anzelmo

— George Badger

— Dr. Janice "Jan" Bahr

— J. Steven Beckett

— Eileen Borgia

— Elizabeth "Beth" Chato

— Nancy Curran

— Paul Curtis

— John R. "Jack" DeLaMar

— John Dimit

— Dave Downey

— David C. Eades

— Bob Easter

— Lila Jeanne "Shorty" (Athey) Eichelberger

— Kathleen Foster

— Lucille Frasca

— Tanya Gallagher

— Margaret Givens

— Jane E. Green

— Alvin Griggs

— Dr. Harold D. Guither

— Robert Henderson

— Mary Henson

— Dr. Dang Dac Ho

— Kathleen Holden

— Jeanette Holliday

— Nick Holonyak Jr.

— Dr. Lilian Gonshaw Katz

— Marilyn Kay

— Marion Knight Jr.

— Jan Kroll Cooper

— David Kuehn

— Lou Liay

— Sondra Gerhardt Libman

— J. Michael Martin

— Gary Matthews

— Ellen McDowell

— Anna Merritt

— Grace Mitchell

— Pat Monahan

— Thom L. Moore

— Penn Nelson

— Richard "Dick" O'Neill

— David Palmisano

— Morgan Powell

— Gloria Rainer

— Sandra "Sandy" Reifsteck

— Phyllis Robeson

— Steven K. Rugg

— Helen Satterthwaite

— Carol Scharlau

— Ed Scharlau

— Cecile Steinberg

— Rick Stephens

— Winnie Stortzum

— Neil Strack

— Loren Tate

— Pastor B.J. Tatum

— Richard Thies

— Lott Thomas

— Sara C. Tondini

— Teola Trowbridge

— Jim Turpin

— Bette Perkel Van Es

— Jack Waaler

— Lin Warfel

— Wanda Whitsitt

— Joan Zernich

— Richard "Dick" Ziegler

— Anne Zolt

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