At the MCC Annual Alumni Dinner meeting which was held on June 2, 2016 at the Pines Manor in Edison, Jonathan Finnerty– Class of 2015 was honored as the 2016 Recent Alumnus of the Year.
Jonathan graduated from MCC in 2015, with an associate degree in Philosophy. He was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society as an officer; he was the managing editor of award-winning student newspaper Quo Vadis; he was a member of the Political Debate Club, and started the Faculty/Student Debate series.
Jon was also featured in the 50th anniversary book “endless possibilities” as an exemplary student at MCC. His most noteworthy accomplishment is his selection as Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship recipient, which is a prestigious award given to community college students wishing to transfer to a four-year school..
Jonathan attends Rutgers University and is a full-time Classics/Philosophy Major.
Jon has also been a volunteer firefighter with the Metuchen Fire Department,
Jon has distinguished himself as a community leader, academic scholar, and volunteer for fundraising events. He has immense respect for MCC, and is grateful for the opportunities offered through the college. He maintains relationships with former professors, administrators and friends by visiting the campus, and takes great pride in being an alumnus.
(Jonathan is pictured with Dorothy Bitetto, MCC Alumni Association President and Joann La Perla Morales, College President.)