George C. Comden Alumni Scholarship
Originally established in 1992 as the NMC Alumni Association Scholarship, this scholarship was renamed the George C. Comden Scholarship in 1999 in recognition of Mr. Comden"s outstanding service to the college and the Alumni Association. A Traverse City native, George Comden was a member of NMC"s first class of students, enrolling in the fall of 1951 and graduating in spring 1953. As a member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, he was stationed in Germany from 1954-56. Mr. Comden then continued his education at Central Michigan University and embarked on a lifelong career in education. Prior to his retirement and relocation back to northern Michigan in the late 1980s, he was a teacher, superintendent and college administrator in various districts in Michigan. In his retirement, he enjoys regular gatherings with his fellow graduates from the class of "53.