Mt. Hood Community College President Dr. Debbie Derr announced that long-time Foundation board member Nancy Jaksich is the recipient of the 2017 MHCC Patron Saint Award.
Nancy first joined the Mt. Hood Community College Foundation board in 2007. She has served in the roles of secretary, vice president and president of the Foundation.
Her commitment includes sitting on the Foundation’s auction, finance and executive committees.
Along with spending hundreds of volunteer hours in support of student scholarships and classroom equipment, Nancy has provided tens of thousands of her own dollars in support of the Foundation. Through her company, Suburban Auto Group in Sandy, Nancy
and her husband Jerry have sponsored many Foundation events including the annual auction.
“It is because of her undying support of MHCC students, that we honor Nancy with the Mt. Hood Community College, Patron Saint Award,” said Dr. Derr.
The official ceremony honoring Nancy will take place at the MHCC President’s Garden Party on Sunday, June 4 at the Yoshida Estate in Troutdale. For ticket information please visit www.mhcc.edu/foundation.