GALLIPOLIS — Bob Shirey, president of Gallipolis Career College (GCC), was presented with the 2013 Dr. Max J. Lerner Distinguished Service Award. This award is in recognition of having provided valuable service to Ohio’s Career Colleges and Schools. Shirey was presented this award by the Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools President Wayne Korpics at the annual OACCS workshop in Columbus, Ohio, on November 1, 2013. Shirey spent 18 years on the Board of Directors for the association, holding the position of secretary for 14 of those years. Shirey has owned and operated GCC in Gallipolis since 1990. GCC was also presented with an award for 40 years of membership in the Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools. For more information about GCC call 740-446-4367, or www.gallipoliscareercollege.edu.