Peterborough ON – (Aug. 23, 2017) – Fleming College is pleased to announce that Tracey Randall, a Tourism and Transportation graduate from the Class of 1988, is the recipient of the 2017 Alumnus of Distinction Award.
This prestigious award is given to an alumnus who attains outstanding career success and professional achievement. As the General Manager of Musicfest Peterborough, Randall’s vibrant personality, passion for community development, and commitment to excellence joins community friends and tourists together for free summer concerts in Del Crary Park, Peterborough. Her remarkable leadership helps to generate millions of tourism dollars annually for the city.
Randall’s international experience in leadership roles – on the Olympic circuit, volunteer contributions in Zambia, and event management at Unilever Canada – have fueled her ability to become an accomplished and innovative event management professional in corporate, community, and volunteer settings.
She is a Board Director for Peterborough Economic Development and has assisted with Women’s Professional Golf Association tours, the PanAm Games, and The National Ballet of Canada. Randall is an excellent mentor for Fleming College students and alumni and often participates as a classroom guest speaker and student career event participate.
In 2016, Randall was honoured as a Premier’s Awards Business nominee for outstanding college graduates and a Women in Business nominee for excellence in endeavors that benefit the Peterborough area.
Under Randall’s leadership, Festivals and Events Ontario recognized Peterborough Musicfest as a Top 100 Festival in 2015 and the 2016 Economic Impact Study revealed that Musicfest provides a $4.2 million boost to the region through hotels, restaurants and shopping, with 125,000 attendees each year.
Fleming College will present the 2017 Alumnus of Distinction Award to Tracey Randall at “Fleming Night at Musicfest” on Saturday, Aug. 26 at Del Crary Park, Peterborough. The community is invited to attend and honour Randall as well as celebrate Fleming College’s 50th anniversary.
About Fleming College
Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 5,900 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 71,000 alumni.
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