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Alumni Awards

Know an outstanding alumna/us deserving of an award? The Office of Alumni Relations is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Alumni Awards. Nominations are due May 1 and awards will be presented over Homecoming Weekend, October 3-6, 2019. Click on the link below to nominate someone today. 

For questions, contact Bailey Carr '09, '12, Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving, at alumni@avila.edu or 816.501.3780.

2018 AWARDEES

Outstanding Alumnus Award: 
Marcia (Stewart) Walsh '72 

Alumni Achievement Award: 
Julie (Waters) McManus '67       

Alumni Service Award: 
Nyakio Kaniu-Lake '09 

Recent Alumni Award: 
Roberto Camacho '12 

Volunteer of the Year: 
Mary Anne (Gripka) Flucke '54, '83 
Mary Ann (McLeese) Mulligan '53 

Honorary Alumnus Award: 
Ollie Thibeaux

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences: 
Jennipher (Cromley) Hawkins '13 

School of Business: 
Jeff '01 & Susan '05 Randolph 

School of Education: 
Sherry McCombs '97, '00 

School of Nursing: 
Kelby Schroeder '13 

School of Professional Studies: 
Miriam Maiden '07 

School of Science & Health:
Dr. Diane Ordway Thompson '75 

School of Visual & Communication Arts: 
Michele Watley '09, '14 

2017 AWARDEES

2017 alumni awardees

Outstanding Alumnus Award:
Lisa (Martin) Sackuvich ‘81 

Alumni Achievement Award:
Julie (Vienhage) Weiss '78, '83        

Alumni Service Award:
Mary Kay (Huggins) Whitacre ‘77

Recent Alumni Award:
Katelyn Frakes ‘13

Honored Class Alumni Award: 
Mary Elizabeth (Hessel) Heiman ‘47

Honorary Alumni Award:
Carol Frevert

Graduate Alumni Award:
Jane (Tarasova) House ’97, ’99

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences:
Kristin Astourian-Nixon ‘07

School of Business:
Paul Sullivan ’86

School of Education:
Megan Carnes ’07, ’13

School of Nursing:
Lisa (Patty) Susunaga ‘07

School of Professional Studies:
Chantell Garrett ‘12

School of Science & Health:
Kelley (Morris) McDonald ‘00

School of Visual & Communication Arts:
Marie (Sheets) Baldwin ‘06

2016 AWARDEES

2016 alumni awardees

Outstanding Alumnus Award
Edith Messina '66 '06

Alumni Achievement Award
Mary Morrow-Bax '64

Alumni Service Award
Alice Jo Kitchen '67

Recent Alumni Award
Louis Alvarado '06

Honorary Alumni Award
Nicole Nicoll, CSJA

Graduate Alumni Award
Chaur Jacobson '06

Honored Class Alumni Award
Stuart Lindeman '86

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Alumni Award
Lucas Wiester '04

School of Business Alumni Award
Tom Mays '91

School of Education Alumni Award
Monique Gutierrez '10

School of Nursing Alumni Award
Caryl Goodyear-Bruch '79

School of Professional Studies Alumni Award
Cyndie O'Bleness '07

School of Science & Health Alumni Award
Larry Litle '85, '91

School of Visual & Communication Arts Alumni Award
Emilee Bilyeu Rehling '10
 

2015 AWARDEES

2015 alumni awardees

Outstanding Alumnus Award
Christine Ojile ’82

Alumni Achievement Award
Jean Buchanan ’76

Alumni Service Award
Janice McBrien Regan ’63

Recent Alumni Award
Ashley Henson ’09

Honorary Alumni Award
Sr. Ruth Stuckel

Graduate Alumni Award
Jennifer Delaney ’05

Honored Class Alumni Award
Terry Egelhoff ’65 
Ann Coleman ’75 
Sr. Margaret Vincent ’85 
Beth Heide ’95 
Sarah Fohn ’05

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Alumni Award
Rebecca Yonker ’14

School of Business Alumni Award
Lisa York ’12, ’14

School of Education Alumni Award
Linda Tilton ’91

School of Nursing Alumni Award
Sr. Mary Margaret Lazio ’70

School of Professional Studies Alumni Award
Brandi Riggs ’06

School of Science & Health Alumni Award
Dr. Michael Marx ’80

School of Visual & Communication Arts Alumni Award
Janice Mead ’06

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