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Montgomery College Alumni Awards Dinner

Honoring Newly Retired
Coaching Legend Morgan Wootten

Montgomery College Theatre Arts Arena, Rockville Campus
51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD

Friday, Nov. 15, 2002
Reception-6:30 pm,
Dinner-7:00 pm, Program-7:40 pm   

 Morgan Wootten, Montgomery College class of ’52, announced his retirement November 6 after 46 remarkable years as basketball coach at DeMatha High in Hyattsville.  The MC Alumni Awards Dinner provides the setting for the first major tribute to coach Wooten since then.  

EMCEE—Adrian Branch, one of 12 players
Wootten sent to the NBA

Expected to attend:     
Legendary NBA Coach/Executive Red Auerbach

Former NBA all-star Adrian Dantley

Other Alumni Award Honorees

Gregory Wims ’70, former Maryland/Montgomery NAACP President

World renowned artist Howard C. Behrens ’56

Investment executive and Montgomery College advocate Robert F. Costello III ’64

Real estate broker and community activist Donald E. Dworkin ’62

2002 National Teachers’ Hall of Fame inductee Dana K. Kelly ’75

Irvin H. Schick ’47 and John F. Schick ’39, graduates of the Bliss Electrical School, forerunner of the Montgomery College Takoma Park Campus

Harvard graduate and NIST CFO Jorge R. Urrutia ’74

The evening also will include inductions into the
Montgomery College Athletic Hall of Fame 

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