Open Petal Award

The logo for Johnson County Community College has an open petal as a reminder that as long as there are new ideas to present, new challenges to accept, new visions to pursue, this institution will always be open to them.

Dr. Jerry Cook

Dr. Jerry Cook

The Open Petal Award honors those who have made a significant contribution in the area of fundraising for the Foundation.

Dr. Jerry Cook has served as Chairman of our Trustees, president of the Kansas Association of Community College Trustees and currently serves on an international board for Community College Trustees headquartered in Washington. He is a tireless advocate for JCCC, not only in our county, but all over the continent.

Thank you, Dr. Cook, for opening the eyes of so many to JCCC.

Recipients

  • 2015 - Dr. Jerry Cook
  • 2014 - Mary Birch
  • 2012 - Stewart and Esther Stein
  • 2011 - Dick Bond
  • 2010 - Brad Bergman
  • 2009 - David Wysong
  • 2007 - Lewis Nerman
  • 2006 - Mack Bowen, Steve Wilkinson
  • 2004 - Jill Gerlach, Jerry Nerman
  • 2003 - Jack Ross
  • 2002 - Alicia Mitchelson
  • 2001 - Brian Gardner, Joe Johnson
  • 2000 - Harvey and Beverly Bodker, Mark Gilman, and Marilyn McConnell
  • 1999 - Bob Lytle, Carl Seaton, Norm Polsky
  • 1998 - Judy Stanton, Rich Guthrie, Margery Lichtor, Elaine Perilla
  • 1997 - Nelson Mann, Betty Keim
  • 1996 - Dick and Barbara Shull, Don Forsythe
  • 1995 - Lynn Mitchelson, Ruth Cousins
  • 1994 - Larry Winn, Marti and Tony Oppenheimer, Sue Bond
  • 1993 - Senator Bud Burke, Virginia Krebs, Jon Stewart