ILCC Alumni Association Announces Ringsted Man Is 2018 Recipient Of Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award

Thu 11-29-2018

(Estherville)-- The 2018 Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award was presented to Dan Jorgensen of Ringsted during the Iowa Lakes Community College Spring Commencement. He is a graduate of the Diesel Mechanics program at Iowa Lakes. 

Jorgenson has served as Ringsted’s Mayor for over 25 years. He is also the Volunteer Fire Chief and one of the community’s EMTs, which in his community is all-volunteer service.

Jorgenson has provided internship sponsorship for students from Iowa Lakes automotive and diesel programs mentoring and encouraging them as they pursue their careers. In the past, he has shared his time and talents on church councils and committees, on the local school booster committee, and assisted with community fundraising events. 

The entire list of recipients may be viewed on the perpetual Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award plaque in the Estherville campus gymnasium lobby of on the Iowa Lakes website at

Nominees are being accepted for the 2019 Award. Those wishing to nominate a deserving candidate may complete the form online nomination form: print, complete and mail it to the Iowa Lakes Alumni & Friends Association, 19th South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334; or scan and email Alison Mason: All nominations must be received by Friday, March 15, 2019.

Photo ID: Jolene Rogers, Iowa Lakes Executive Director Community & Business Relations, presents 2018 Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award to Dan Jorgenson.