MARIETTA, OHIO (10/26/2017) David Reese '79 of Austintown, 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, Reese has joined forces with classmate Bill Kingzett '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.
Reese is a production manager for Road Systems Inc., and prior to that was the new products manager for Syro Steel for 15 years. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, while playing soccer and lacrosse for the Pioneers.
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.