Celebration of Success

Celebration of Success

Celebration of Success is the Kirkwood Foundation’s signature event with prestigious recipients, significant attendance, and a multicourse dinner prepared by the college’s Culinary Arts department.

Presented in partnership with the Alumni Leadership Council, the awards banquet recognizes the college's most valuable business partners, accomplished alums, and leaders in higher education.


Register for the 10th Anniversary Celebration:

Thursday, April 13, 2023
The Hotel at Kirkwood Center  |  7725 Kirkwood Blvd. SW

6 – 6:45 p.m.  Reception and Hors d'oeuvres
6:45 p.m.  Dinner and Program

 Individual and Corporate Table Registration  Event Sponsorship Registration

2023 Honorees:

President's Award:
Hills Bank

Trustees' Award:
Mark Abel, Kirkwood Community College

Distinguished Alumni Award:
Teri Gibson, TrueNorth Companies

Distinguished Alumni Award:
Tawnya Salsbery, Mercy Medical Center

Distinguished Alumni Award:
Tamara Schlamp, Marion Chamber of Commerce

Distinguished Young Alumni Award:
Lindy Sherman, PRECISIONscientia

Kirkwood Alumni & Friends
6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404