MARIETTA, OHIO (10/26/2017) Bill Kingzett '79 of Roaming Shores, Ohio was named the 2017 Liz Tribett Service Award winner during Marietta College's homecoming festivities from Oct. 19-22.
For the past five years, Kingzett has joined forces with classmate David Reese '79 and organized and executed the Pioneer Challenge - a golf outing in Meadville, Pennsylvania, that has contributed tens of thousands of dollars for the College's athletic department.
Kingzett owns Kingzett Construction, is a managing partner with Conneaut Lake and Meadville Self Storage and Vice President of the Huidekoper Group Inc., a real estate partnership. He is also a co-owner of Whispering Pines Golf Course with his sister, Carol Kingzett '81.
Bill earned a Bachelor of Arts in both Psychology and Management, while competing on the wrestling and soccer teams. He was also a member of Lambda Chi Alpha and the 1979 Way-Weigelt Award winner.
Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy begun in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 45 majors and has been listed among Barron's Best Buys in College Education and Peterson's Competitive Colleges, and has been recognized as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation's best by Forbes.com.