May 3, 2013
The Morningside College Alumni Association will present its 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award to Adam Baumgartner of Le Mars, Iowa, during the college’s senior celebration dinner May 10 at the Marina Inn in South Sioux City.
Baumgartner, a 1997 Morningside graduate, is vice president of impulse and business development for Wells Enterprises in Le Mars. He joined Wells in 2003 as an associate marketing manager after having also worked for Terra Industries in Sioux City and the Foreign Candy Company in Hull, Iowa.
Baumgartner is receiving the alumni award for exemplifying the meaning of a well-rounded, liberal arts education at Morningside. As a student, Baumgartner was involved in the Morningside Activities Council, interdepartmental honors, the golf team, Phi Eta Sigma, the Dean’s Honor Roll, Ad Club and was a founding member of Acacia Fraternity Chapter at Morningside.
Baumgartner also is a past member of the Morningside College Alumni Association Board of Directors.