Fleming College Alumni Association names 2010 Alumni of Distinction Award Recipient

Peterborough ON – Each year the Fleming College Alumni Association selects an outstanding alumnus to honour during their convocation ceremonies as the Alumni of Distinction. The award is given to an alumnus who has achieved great career success and has maintained a connection with the College. This year the Fleming College Alumni Association is thrilled to announce that the award will be presented to Stephen Christie. Stephen is a graduate of the Business Administration – Marketing, class of 1985. He has been in the food service industry for 25 years. He began his career at Maple Leaf Foods, receiving the Top Sales Awards for five years, and has spent the last 13 years as part of the management team for Sysco Food Services in various roles. He is currently the Vice President of Merchandising based out the Peterborough operation, Sysco Food Services of Central Ontario. He has received the Sysco Canada Award for Merchandising Excellence for three consecutive years. Stephen’s education, “woke him up to life,” and opened his eyes to responsibility. Stephen credits his career success with the values and vision he learned and carried with him from his time at Fleming College – respect, integrity, family and friends. These are key ingredients in his leadership style and he continues to build on these in all of his working relationships.   The Alumni of Distinction Award will be presented to Stephen by College President Tony Tilly during the School of Business and Technology convocation ceremony at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre on Wednesday June 9, 2010 at 2:00 pm.   – 30 –   For more information, contact:Nicole GradyDevelopment/Alumni OfficerFleming College Foundation(705) 749-5520 ext 1390

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