Kankakee Community College professor, student honored by chamber
Kankakee Community College said in a public statement that both Kristine Condon and Kim Roggendorf received awards at the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce Leading Ladies luncheon on Nov. 16, 2017.
Condon, a KCC professor and program coordinator, received the ATHENA Leadership Award while Roggendorf, a paralegal student from Chebanse, was awarded the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce WIN Scholarship.
“I’m humbled, speechless, flattered and so grateful," said Condon in her acceptance speech, according to the release. “KCC is the community’s college. It’s an honor to develop students to be valuable contributors in our community, to raise their children here, and have meaningful careers here. It’s been the honor of my life to do that.”
The ATHENA Leadership awards recipients annually. It is established by local businesses, individual sponsors, and ATHENA International in honor of those who assist women in professional achievement.
WIN Scholarship is a program to for women who "are going back to college to retrain, complete a degree or certificate program, improve skills needed in the workplace or complete and advanced degree," according to the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce website.