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April 29

April 29, 2021


Derek Rayment
Public + Media Relations Manager
531-MCC-2876, office
402-960-0697, cell

MCC Foundation announces its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award winner

OMAHA, Neb. — The Metropolitan Community College Foundation announces Marco Kpeglo LeRoc as the recipient of the MCC 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award, an annual recognition given to a graduate whose achievement, service and commitment to MCC and the community is exemplary.

LeRoc is a 2007 graduate of MCC with an associate degree in Accounting and is an emerging leader through the Marco LeRoc & Co. organization, which inspires people to grow personally and financially. He is the author of three books, “Active Your Untapped Potential,” “Screw College Debt” and “Cash in With Your Money.” An international speaker, LeRoc has engaged audiences in the Americas, Europe and Africa on the subject of financial literacy education and self-leadership.

LeRoc is also the creator and director of the Global Leadership Africa Summit, a gathering of young professional African leaders, entrepreneurs and others who cherish Africa and value diversity. He is also the founder and president of The League for African Advancement, Inc. and serves on the board of the Midlands African Chamber of Commerce, the Hidden Talent Foundation and volunteers for other organizations. He was also recognized as a 2019 Midlands Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree.

For more information about the Distinguished Alumni Award, visit


Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest post-secondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.