Pair of Waukon High School graduates among Hall of Fame inductees to be recognized by NICC November 12

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Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) will celebrate its outstanding alumni and retirees for their leadership and service in two Hall of Fame ceremonies planned for Tuesday, November 12 at the Calmar campus and Monday, November 18 at the Peosta campus. The three Calmar campus alumni inductees include a pair of Waukon High School graduates, Kathy (Berns) Moritz of Lansing and Trish (Regan) Shelton of Waukon. Short biographies of this year’s three outstanding alumni inductees from NICC’s Calmar campus appear below:

• Lorraine Borowski, Practical Nursing, 1978. Borowski was elected the first female Mayor of Decorah in January 2018, after serving the Decorah Public Library for 24 years and as director since 2001. The Iowa Library Association honored Borowski with the Member of the Year Award in 2016.
• Kathy Moritz, Associate Degree of Nursing, 1990. Moritz, of Lansing, is chief nursing officer for Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah, and she manages all nursing departments at the hospital, including policies, programs and services for nursing. She joined the Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare in 1991.
• Trish Shelton, Associate Degree of Nursing, 1997. Shelton, of Waukon, is nurse manager for Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She has served in emergency room, obstetrics and medical-surgical nursing capacities for the hospital along with providing ACLS and PALS education for hospital staff. She and her husband, Corey, are co-owners of JaDecc’S in Waukon.

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