The Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) recently announced the recipients of its 2019 Longtime Service Awards. Among those honored this year was Shawnee College Trustee Don E. Patton, far right. Patton has served the Shawnee Community College district for over 30 years and is the current delegate to the Illinois Community College Trustee Association for the college. A lifelong resident of the local region, Patton and his wife, Karla, reside in Cairo. Others pictured with Patton include, from left, Past ICCTA president Fritz Larsen from Black Hawk College, Barbara D. Oilschlager from College of Lake County and James L. Ayers from Parkland College.