Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 1999
Paul Schmitt worked in the international marketing research division of A.C. Nielsen Company for 37 years before retiring as vice president. He has been head of the finance committee at First Presbyterian Church in Deerfield, Ill., where he served as an elder and deacon for 40 years. As a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, the Advertising Research Foundation and the American Marketing Association, he has been included in Who’s Who in the Midwest and was named Outstanding Boss by the Boone County, Kentucky Jaycees. He is also a supporter of the Special Olympics. His support of his alma mater includes contributions to the Lester C. Belding Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of his father-in-law. Schmitt served on the Alumni Board for five years and has been a guest speaker in the College’s business classes.