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Missouri State Alumni Association Homecoming Dinner and Awards Ceremony Program University Plaza Convention Center Friday, October 22, 2010 Welcome and Introduction of Honored Guests

Art Hains Master of Ceremonies

Alma Mater

Concert Chorale Directed by Dr. Guy Webb

Dinner Greetings Presentation of Greg Onstot Award

Dr. James E. Cofer, Sr. President, Missouri State University

Brent Dunn Vice President for University Advancement

Presentation of Alumni Association Awards Dr. James E. Cofer, Sr. Jeremiah Mee President, Missouri State Alumni Association Award of Appreciation Karen L. Horny Alumni Award for Excellence in Public Affairs Jason Hackmann, ’99 Outstanding Young Alumni Award David E. Foley, ’97 Outstanding Alumni Award Col. (Ret) Arthur D. Hurtado, ’69 Lifetime Achievement Award William H. Darr, ’57, and Virginia Ralls Darr, ’54 Special Entertainment

Members of the Pride Band Directed by Jerry Hoover


Award of Appreciation

Karen L. Horny, dean emeritus of library services and professor of library sciences Lives in: Springfield Native of: Michigan Years of service to Missouri State: 1995-2009 Education: Bachelor’s degree in French literature, 1965, Brown University; master’s degree in library science, 1966, University of Michigan Notable professional activities: Active in American Library Association, was president for a division of that group, 1980-81; president of the Missouri Library Association, 2007

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When Karen Horny came to Missouri State in 1995 to lead the library services department, it was an exciting time: Meyer Library was going to be refurbished and doubled in size. She and her co-workers helped the architects create a vision for the building. Her team’s work has proven to be a success, since the library has been flexible in meeting the changing needs of a growing campus. Neosha Mackey, current dean of library services, worked with Horny for 14 years at MSU. “Her input helped shape the design of Meyer Library. Another thing she was really involved in was development. Private giving to the library really grew under her leadership. She’s also just a wonderful person — no one had to worry if she would show up for a talk, presentation or fundraising event that involved a library employee.” Dean Karen, as she was known, also helped Missouri State grow its electronic resources, achieve the honor of being a depository for United Nations documents and enhance the libraries at Missouri State-Mountain Grove and Greenwood Laboratory School. Talk about your career path. My student job at Brown was in special collections in the library — that’s how I got really interested in this field. During college, I spent a summer working on bookmobiles for the Detroit public library. When I was just out of graduate school I went to work at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. I spent more than 20 years there. In 1995, I saw the ad for the dean of library services position at Missouri State. I have truly enjoyed the work and MSU has been such a wonderful institution. How does it feel to receive the Award of Appreciation? It was entirely unexpected but a complete thrill. I hope I have been able to do things that have made a positive difference for students, staff and faculty. It makes me feel happy that others think good things have been accomplished. What do you love about Missouri State? The great people I have been fortunate to know — from students to faculty to alumni to my co-workers. People are loyal to the University and are excited about it. I felt I was welcomed and encouraged and could give encouragement in return. During your time on campus, the library worked to develop special collections and archives. Talk about those collections. The library can monitor humidity, temperature and other climate factors, so we get to preserve a lot of great materials. Meyer now has musician Gordon McCann’s fiddle-music collection, the Gillioz Theatre archive, late professor Katherine Lederer’s collection of historic photos of local African-American life and other wonderful things from around this area. What do you do in your leisure time? When I graduated from college, my parents gave me a choice for a present: They would give me a car or a summer in Europe before I started graduate school. I leapt at the summer in Europe! That started my love of travel — I have been to 62 countries. If you could have one wish granted, what would it be? The library is obviously near and dear to my heart, so I think a really big endowment gift for materials would be wonderful. Let’s shoot for one in the multimillions! Our Homecoming theme is Rock This Town. What is a rock song that has meaning to you? The first 45-RPM record I ever bought, in any genre, was “Rock around the Clock” by Bill Haley and His Comets. That is still a fond memory for me. Homecoming 2010 

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Alumni Award for Excellence in Public Affairs

Jason Hackmann Lives in: St. Louis, Mo. Educational background: Bachelor’s degree in industrial management, 1999, Missouri State University Professional background: Jason Hackmann began his career at John Hancock Financial Network where he was recognized as one of the top advisors in the nation. He continued his work at Lincoln Advisors, and after successful runs with both companies, he founded his own company: BryanMark Financial Group. At BryanMark, Hackmann and his staff work with ultra-affluent clients ranging from privately held businesses to Forbes 400 individuals. Professional industry recognitions: Hackmann is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table’s Top of the Table, the Estate Planning Council of St. Louis and the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting. BryanMark Financial Group has recently been named an M Member Firm of the prestigious M Financial Group, a network of independent financial services companies that have demonstrated the ability to meet the planning needs of affluent and ultra-affluent clients. Notable awards and honors: Hackmann’s company, BryanMark Financial, was hailed as the St. Louis Business Journal’s fastest growing company in 2008. Hackmann was also named one of the St. Louis Business Journal’s top “40 Under 40.”

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Hackmann is the first recipient of Missouri State’s Alumni Award for Excellence in Public Affairs. The University’s public affairs mission is articulated through three themes: ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement – and Hackmann’s work embodies all three. He is the founder and owner of BryanMark Financial Group, a successful St. Louis based financial services company. He and his wife Jennifer have three young children: Evan, 5, Alexis, 4 and Hadley, 2. Hackmann makes time to follow his passion as a devoted supporter of the Touch a Life Foundation, an organization dedicated to rescuing children sold into modern-day slavery in Vietnam, Cambodia and Ghana. The foundation works to give the rescued children an opportunity to live freely, attend school and learn to regain hope. Hackmann and his wife are directly involved with rescue work in Ghana, where children are sold by their parents and forced to labor in the fishing industry on Lake Volta. On a recent mission, the Hackmanns’ group was able to rescue six children. Why did you choose to attend Missouri State University? Honestly, I grew up going to Table Rock Lake and just loved the area! What do you consider to be your most important professional and personal accomplishments? Professionally it’s probably our company, BryanMark Financial Group, growing to be one of the leaders within our niche industry in a short amount of time. Personally it’s the wonderful family that my wife and I have, and the work in Ghana helping save child slaves from a life of hopelessness and despair to having a future. Seeing a child who looks hopeless, and saving them from that life to helping them form a life of happiness and a bright future, is what life is all about. What are some of your fondest memories of Missouri State University? Definitely meeting my wife, Jennifer, whom I met in a class, and also the friends we made. If you could have one wish granted what would it be? That the kids who are in enslaved in Ghana are saved and given the same opportunity that any of us would want our children to have. Our Homecoming theme this year is Rock This Town. What is your favorite rock band or song? Truly I don’t have one! I’m one of those people that switch the radio station in the car every two minutes.

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Outstanding Young Alumni Award

David E. Foley Lives in: Fairfax, Va. Native of: Warrensburg, Mo. Educational background: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, 1997, Missouri State University; master of business administration, 2006, Virginia Tech. Professional accomplishments: Foley is the current deputy commissioner for the Public Buildings Service branch of the U.S. General Services Administration. Prior to his appointment in March 2010, Foley served as the deputy assistant commissioner for Portfolio Management, and in a number of key leadership roles in the Public Buildings Service’s regional offices in Dallas, Kansas City and Atlanta. Family: Foley is married to April Foley and they have a 3-year-old son, Brendan.

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David Foley has worked for the U.S. General Services Administration since his graduation from Missouri State in 1997, and now at age 35 he is serving as the deputy commissioner of the Public Buildings Service, making him the agency’s chief operating officer, for a $9 billion real estate business with more than 360 million square feet of space. Foley first began working at GSA as a result of a successful interview arranged through Missouri State’s Career Center. Since then he worked at regional offices in Kansas City, Dallas and Atlanta doing portfolio and assessment management. He served as the deputy assistant commissioner for Portfolio Management in Washington D.C. Currently, Foley is responsible for project delivery and real estate acquisition, as well as maintaining a unified organizational structure and managing relationships with major customers. One of Foley’s former Missouri State professors, James Giglio, says he remembers Foley well. “I remember him as an honors student in a U.S. history class, he was one of the top students,” Giglio said. “He was a gentleman and such a nice person. That, in addition to his ability to do well in the classroom, is what made him so special.” How does if feel to receive this award? It’s a great honor; I’m still shocked that I was even nominated. To look at all the great people who have graduated from this University, and to think I’ve won is such a great privilege. I hope that I can live up to the honor. What are some of your fondest memories of Missouri State? I really loved my time there; it was a great four years! I made a lot of close personal friends during that time. I lived in Freddy for two years and made a lot of friends there. I participated in the Missouri London program, which was a tremendous opportunity to spend some time overseas and learn about the business environment outside the United States. I also played the French horn in the Pride Marching Band for four years and made a lot of great memories through that. Why did you choose to come to school at MSU? I grew up in Warrensburg, Mo., so at the time I was looking for schools within Missouri. I looked at MSU and Mizzou, but it was the tour of campus and meeting all the people that made me decide on MSU. Plus, I was also interested in the band and the Honors College. Missouri State offered both academics and a social side. Plus, Springfield is a great town. How do you stay connected to Missouri State? I haven’t been able to stay as connected as much as I would really like to. I keep up with the University and the Bears from afar. I like to watch the Bears basketball games on TV or listen to them over the Internet. When I make it back to Missouri, I’ve tried to make it down to Springfield to catch a football game.

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Outstanding Alumni Award

Arthur D. Hurtado Lives in: Fairfax, Va. Education: Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, 1969, Missouri State University; master’s in electrical engineering, 1978, New Mexico State University Professional background: Hurtado served 26 years with the U.S. Army, commanding at various tactical levels overseas and in combat. He played an integral role in the development of critical defense weaponry for the U.S. military. He has served on numerous boards of institutions of higher education and is currently pursuing a master’s of theology through Capital Bible Seminary, located in the D.C. area. In 1999, Hurtado co-founded Invertix Corporation, of which he is currently chairman and chief executive officer. Family: His wife, Dianna, is a clinical psychotherapist. They have a daughter, Alison Yun, and a grandson, Jonathan Yun.

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Art Hurtado is a scientist, engineer and decorated Army colonel who has dedicated a good portion of his career to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies. He now runs Invertix Corporation, which focuses on those three areas. The company has been repeatedly honored as a top government contractor and emerging business. Hurtado is a former Cadet Corps Commander of Missouri State’s Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Brigade, and was a Most Outstanding Distinguished Military Graduate. He has supported the University’s ROTC as well as its chemistry department over the years because those programs led him to his current vocation. Hurtado was a charter member of Missouri State’s Chemistry Advisory Board and is still active on the board. In 2009, he and his wife, Dianna, established an endowed scholarship to benefit chemistry and ROTC students. In 2004, he also re-established the MSU alumni association in the greater Washington, D.C. area. How does it feel to receive this award? It was breathtaking, that was my first reaction — absolutely breathtaking. My second emotion was one of deep humility because I recognize what sterling accomplishments the people who have preceded me in receiving this award have had … it was just very humbling. I feel very honored. How do you think Missouri State helped you succeed? It built character. You can’t be in a chemistry program and not learn character, and you can’t be in an ROTC program and not learn leadership. The chemistry program taught me I could take on any intellectual challenge that was put before me. It gave me a tremendous foundation. Are you in the career you thought you would pursue when you were at Missouri State? I wanted to be a soldier, and I did that. I wanted to start my own business, and I’ve done that. After I retired from the military, I went into industry and tried to figure out how running a business feels. Now, in starting my own business, I really feel like that old saying about work and play merging. Phase three of my career ambitions is to do translations of theological works and maybe do some teaching, and spend a lot more time with my wife and family. Tell me some of your fondest memories of Missouri State University. I remember working in the chemistry labs late, late at night. I remember the crisp fall days and the beautiful colors and rooting the Bears teams on to victory. I remember sitting in the former student union building and working on physical chemistry problems while drinking too much coffee. I recall going fishing on the James River. Springfield to me is just a wonderful memory. Those were my formative years and Missourians are just true-blue, wonderful, wonderful people. What do you consider your most important personal accomplishment? Marrying Dianna. This woman is the wind beneath my wings. She’s my best counselor, every bit my soul mate and my humility-control officer. The next on the list is that I have a grandson.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

William H. and Virginia (Ralls) Darr Live in: Springfield Education: Virginia received a bachelor’s degree in education in 1954 from Missouri State and a master’s in education from Drury University in 1974. Bill, who went to Korea with the U.S. Army in the early 1950s, earned a bachelor’s in agriculture from Missouri State in 1957. Professional background: Virginia was a teacher in California and Arkansas, then spent many years teaching in Springfield public schools. Bill is the founder of American Dehydrated Foods Inc., International Dehydrated Foods Inc. and Food Ingredients Technology Company LLC, businesses that make ingredients for the food and pet-food industries. Service to Missouri State: Bill has served on the Board of Governors and is a past president of the Missouri State University Foundation. He was the co-chair of the University’s first comprehensive fundraising effort, “The Campaign for SMS: Imagine the Possibilities,” which concluded in 2005 by exceeding its goal of $50 million. Past recognition from Missouri State: In 1995, Bill received the Outstanding Alumni Award. In 2003, the Darrs received the Bronze Bear Award in recognition of their outstanding support. Gifts to Missouri State: There are too many to list: The Darrs have a long history of supporting the Springfield, Mountain Grove and West Plains campuses. They have helped MSU build and renovate facilities. They have contributed to academic departments. They have supported everything from athletics to the arts, from libraries to campus landmarks. The Darrs are especially known for their support of agriculture and small-town students (they established scholarships for students from their hometown). In 2000, Missouri State renamed the agriculture research facility on Kansas Expressway the William H. Darr Agricultural Center. In 2009, the University named an entire academic unit in recognition of the couple’s contributions — the William H. Darr School of Agriculture.

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The Darrs’ private support has helped Missouri State in enormous ways. Bill and Virginia both grew up in the small town of Ellington, Mo. — in fact, Virginia’s father, a doctor, delivered Bill. They dated in high school and both attended Missouri State, but each married someone else. Years later they reconnected. “He called me for dinner, and that was it,” Virginia said — they just knew they were going to be together. They married in 1988. Between them the couple has four children and six grandchildren. Many of their family members — including children, siblings, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews — have attended Missouri State. “The Darrs are just wonderful people,” said Julie Ebersold, executive director of alumni relations. “They care so much about the University — they even get to know many of their scholarship recipients.” Virginia says they simply want to give back: “We’re just a couple of country kids who got an education and benefited from it.” How does it feel to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award? Virginia: You know what my first thought was? You have to be really old to get this. (Both of them crack up laughing.) No, we’re very honored. Bill: It is wonderful and I see it as something very special. What are some of your favorite memories from your time on campus? V: I was in a sorority (Pi Kappa Sigma, which is now Sigma Kappa) and I made lifelong friends. Homecoming was always hectic because we would make a float. I also remember there was a Christmas dance with a candlelight service afterwards. B: When I graduated there were fewer than 3,000 students in the whole school and it was easy to get to know many of them. I mostly remember the friendships I established that I still have today. How do you stay connected to campus? V: We go to a lot of events. We go to football and basketball games and we’re supporters of the Pride Band. What do you do in your leisure time? V: We spend time in Florida during the winter. While we’re there we go shopping and eat — we know every good restaurant! B: We go to Branson occasionally to see some of the shows. We especially like The Presleys, Shoji Tabuchi and Andy Williams. What is the one message you would like to give to the Missouri State community? B: When you have the opportunity, please give back. You should read some of the letters we get from our scholarship recipients. V: These are top students in small schools but their parents might need help in sending them to school. I always think about what their lives would be like if they couldn’t get the education to go out and do what they are capable of doing.

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Past Award of Appreciation Recipients 1965

Dr. Virginia J. Craig* James W. Shannon*

1982

Dr. Don L. Calame*

1966

Mary Adams Woods* Dr. Harry A. Wise*

1983

Dr. Mary Rose Sweeney*

1984

Andrew J. McDonald* Dr. Leslie Irene Coger*

1967

Mayme Candler Hamilton* Dr. Walter O. Cralle*

1985

Dr. James R. Pollard*

1968

Floy T. Burgess* Dr. R.W. Martin*

1986

Elizabeth A. Mills*

1987

Dr. Grace Gardner*

1969

N. Bertha Wells*

1988

Wilfred H. Adler*

1970

Elda E. Robins* Jesse H. Collins*

1989

Dr. L. Thomas Shiflett*

1990

Dr. Richard Wilkinson*

1971

Esther M. Hennicke* Dora M. Hennicke*

1991

Dr. David Heinlein*

1972

Dr. Richard E. Haswell* Iva M. Ray*

1992

Dr. Max H. McCullough*

1973

Florence Compton* Dr. Donald H. Nicholson*

1993

Neva P. Johnson Springfield, Missouri Dr. Gerrit J. tenZythoff*

1974

Mareta Williams Pons* Dr. Glenn E. Karls*

1994

Aldo A. Sebben*

1995

Dr. Duane G. Meyer Springfield, Missouri Howard R. Orms*

1996

Dr. Violet Harrington Krischel* Dr. Holt V. Spicer Springfield, Missouri

1997

Ilah M. Dixon* Dr. Robert K. Gilmore*

1998

Dr. Ivan D. Calton* Dorothy F. Padron Springfield, Missouri

1999

Dr. Tom A. Stombaugh* William J. Thomas Springfield, Missouri

1975

Dr. O. P. Trentham* Dr. Oreen M. Ruedi*

1976

Laura Roman Dodd* Horatio M. Farrar*

1977

James E. Bane* Margaret S. Crighton*

1978

Dr. Efton R. Henderson* Marie Content Wise*

1979

Estle Funkhouser*

1980

Dr. James C. Snapp*

1981

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Florence Baker Bugg*

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2000

Leo E. Huff* Dr. Mollie Autry Molnar Springfield, Missouri Dr. Vernon E. Renner Springfield, Missouri

2001

Dr. Byrne D. Blackwood Springfield, Missouri Dr. Mary Alice Cantrell* Dr. Paul L. Redfearn Jr. Independence, Missouri

2002

Maurice E. Edwards* Robert M. Scott Springfield, Missouri Dr. Peggy Stone Thomas Ozark, Missouri Mildred D. Wilcox*

2003

Dr. Vencil J. Bixler Springfield, Missouri Wilda F. Looney Springfield, Missouri Donald R. Payton Springfield, Missouri Patricia R. Pierce Springfield, Missouri

2004

Dr. Kenneth W. Brown Springfield, Missouri Mary Kay Hunter Springfield, Missouri Dr. Donald D. Landon Springfield, Missouri James E. Mentis Strafford, Missouri

2005

Bill H. Armstrong Springfield, Missouri Dr. Wyman K. Grindstaff Springfield, Missouri Lois K. Tooley Nixa, Missouri

2006

Dr. Robert H. Bradley Springfield, Missouri Dr. Russell M. Keeling Springfield, Missouri

* deceased


2007

Dr. Nancy L. Curry Springfield, Missouri John E. Patton Springfield, Missouri

2008

Dr. Donal J. Stanton Nixa, Missouri Dr. Robert L. Trewatha Springfield, Missouri

2009

Dr. Lawrence S. Shields Springfield, Missouri

Past Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipients 1985

Kathleen Turner New York, New York

1996

Becky Geers Oakes Plainfield, Indiana

1987

Linda Dollar Springfield, Missouri

1997

Sterling R. Macer Jr. Studio City, California

1988

Hon. Karen Mason See Kansas City, Missouri

1990

Gordon L. Kinne Springfield, Missouri

1998

Richard H. McClure Kirkwood, Missouri Gary M. Tompkins Eldon, Missouri

1991

Michael H. Ingram Springfield, Missouri

1999

Pam Hicks Holmes Springfield, Missouri Bill Mueller Jr. Mesa, Arizona

2000

Denise Fredrick Springfield, Missouri Douglas M. Pitt Springfield, Missouri

2001

Dr. David W. Osborne Fort Collins, Colorado

2002

Robin E. Melton Ozark, Missouri

1992 William J. Noonan III Las Vegas, Nevada 1993

Gregory L. Curl Charlotte, North Carolina

1994

Charles H. Armstrong Houston, Texas Dr. Kim Skeeters Finch Springfield, Missouri Hon. Bob L. Holden Jefferson City, Missouri

2003

Dr. Barry S. Arbuckle Laguna Hills, California Kimberly George Carlos Kansas City, Missouri

2004

Marshall R. Krasser San Francisco, California

2005

Vijay K. Pillai Sterling,Virginia

2006

John F. Eilermann Jr. Town & Country, Missouri

2007

Dr. Dennis W. Smith Jr. Seneca, South Carolina

2008

Kelli Wolf Moles Boston, Massachusetts

2009

Daniel Adam Crumbliss Columbia, Missouri

Past Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients 1999

Harold K. Bengsch Springfield, Missouri

2002

Dr. M.O. Looney Pontiac, Missouri

2007

Kenneth E. Meyer Springfield, Missouri

2000

John Q. Hammons Springfield, Missouri

2003

Dr. Robert J. Huckshorn Boca Raton, Florida

2008

William L. Rowe Jr. Springfield, Missouri

2001

Paul J. Connery North Haven, Connecticut

2004

Dr. Arthur L. Mallory Springfield, Missouri

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Past Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients 1956 Hubert Wheeler* 1957 Finis Engleman* Dr. Dorothy Martin Simon Pittsboro, North Carolina 1958 Frances Hamilton* Brig. Gen. Ralph Snavely* 1959 Dr. Roy Ellis* 1960 Dr. William E. Smith* 1961 Dr. Clyde Hill* Morris Stephens* 1962 Dr. Charles C. Killingsworth* Dr. Robert J. Moon*

1971 Maj. Gen. Warren K. Bennett* Dr. Charles K. Martin Jr.* Dr. Edwin L. Martin* 1972

Dr. Kirk L. Denmark* Dr. Harry H. Knight* Dr. Glenn O. Turner Springfield, Missouri

1973

Dr. James R. Amos* Capt. Edward D. Estes Virginia Beach, Virginia Kate Frank* Dr. Jesse B. Johnson*

1974

Daisy Sifferman Cook* Dr. John L. Lounsbury* Dr. Lyle Owen* Raymond A. Young*

1975

William G. Baker* Retha Stone Baker* Clarence C. Burnett* Ernest H. Newcomb*

1976

Dr. Willard J. Graff* Blunt H. Martin* Admiral Max K. Morris Jacksonville, Florida Dr. Frederic St. Aubyn*

1977

Dr. Leon Billingsly* Dr. M.O. Looney Pontiac, Missouri Dr. Charles J. McClain Columbia, Missouri Dr. Donald D. Shook Overland Park, Kansas

1963 Dr. Arthur Smith* 1964 Hon. Marion T. Bennett* 1965 Hon. Jack A. Powell* Dr. Virginia Garton Young* 1966 Dr. Keith Baker* Dr. Everett Keith* 1967 Dr. Harold Haswell San Antonio, Texas 1968

David R. Kennedy* Dr. Frank R. Kennedy* Dr. Hall Kennedy* Harold A. Kennedy Walnut Creek, California Ralph E. Kennedy Porter Ranch, California

1969 Howard A. Cowden* Dr. Herbert W. Schooling* 1970

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Dr. Eugene E. Garbee* Dr. Frank L. Padgitt* Dr. Frederick M. Raubinger* Hon. A. P. Stone Jr.*

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1978 Hon. Don E. Burrell* Dr. Joe E. House* Ellis C. Rainey Sr.* 1979

Paul R. Brackley* Dr. Donald N. Dedmon* Dr. Byron W. Hansford* Dr. J.L. Johnston* W.W. “Webb” Morris*

1980

Dr. Bonnalie Oetting   Campbell Houston, Texas Dr. Arlene Crosby Mazzone Easton, Connecticut Eugene T. Scafe* Dr. Ronald K. Wright Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

1981

Dr. Harlan Bryant* Dr. William R. Cheek Houston, Texas John Q. Hammons Springfield, Missouri E.E. “Johnny” Johnson*

1982

Basil J. Boritzki* Dr. John E. Chapman* Dr. Horace C. Dudley* Dr. Quentin D. Ponder Ft. Wayne, Indiana Champ M. Reese*

1983

Dr. Lois Peterson Callahan* Don C. Dailey Springfield, Missouri Dr. Joe E. Kuklenski Jr.* Neil C. Wortley Springfield, Missouri

1984

Woodrow W. Denney* David D. Glass Bentonville, Arkansas Dr. Raymond W. Lansford Columbia, Missouri Clyde W. McConnell* Robert B. Noble Springfield, Missouri Gene H. Ruble Nixa, Missouri

1985

Dr. David B. Kesterson Denton, Texas Kenneth E. Meyer Springfield, Missouri Winnie Faulkenberry Weber Eminence, Missouri

* deceased


1986 Ray Forsythe* Ramona Frazier McQueary Springfield, Missouri 1987 Dr. Harold D. McAninch Naperville, Illinois William Tillotson Rancho Palos Verdes,   California Thomas G. Strong Springfield, Missouri 1988

James O. Glauser* William L. Rowe Jr. Springfield, Missouri Dr. C. William Young*

1989

R. Dwain Hammons Stockton, Missouri Maj. Gen. Fred Marty Springfield, Missouri Amanda Linkous Mahr*

1990 Burl Henderson* John D. Whittington Springfield, Missouri 1991

Dr. S. Gaylen Bradley Hershey, Pennsylvania Maj. Gen. Robert L.   Gordon Williamsburg, Virginia

1992

Nancy Maschino Dornan Springfield, Missouri Lt. Gen. Neal T. Jaco San Antonio, Texas

1993 Lt. Gen. John E. Miller Kansas City, Missouri

1994 1995

Dr. Wanda R. Gray Springfield, Missouri Marvin W. Ozley Leawood, Kansas Dr. Bernice S. Warren*

1996

Dr. Jerry L. Atwood Columbia, Missouri Dr. Jim D. Atwood Getzville, New York Hon. John C. Holstein Springfield, Missouri

1997

James R. Craig Springfield, Missouri Dr. Peggy Tuter Pearl Springfield, Missouri

1998

W. Wayne Bischler Sunrise Beach, Missouri Dr. Barbara D. Burns Sheldon, Missouri

1999

William H. Darr Springfield, Missouri John L. Harlin Gainesville, Missouri Maj. Gen. David E. White Huntsville, Alabama Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Springfield, Missouri

Ethel Farrell Curbow Springfield, Missouri Thomas L. Black Nashville, Tennessee

2000 Hon. Roy D. Blunt Springfield, Missouri William A. Lacy* 2001

2002

James E. Smith Clinton, Missouri Brig. Gen. William A. West Leavenworth, Kansas

2003 Marla J. Calico Fair Grove, Missouri Grant W. Lawson* 2004 James R. Bremer East Longmeadow,   Massachusetts William E. Kirkman Springfield, Missouri T. Edward Pinegar Jr. Springfield, Missouri 2005

Roy M. Green Springfield, Missouri Beverly Hofman Miller Lebanon, Missouri Richard F. Young Arlington, Massachusetts

2006

Virginia L. Fry Springfield, Missouri James C. Wachtman St. Louis, Missouri

2007 2008

Edward D. Chapin San Diego, California David L. Lenox Fairfax, Virginia Alex N. Paradowski St. Louis, Missouri Mary Asher Tearney Leawood, Kansas

2009 Kay Alden Nelson Chicago, Illinois

James B. Anderson Springfield, Missouri Terry W. Thompson Blue Eye, Missouri

Past Volunteer of the Year Award Recipients 2009

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2009-10 Alumni Association Board of Directors Jeremiah Mee, President, ’93 Julie Ebersold, Secretary Marilyn Bueker, ’76 Jim Cantrell, ’62 Kim Carlos, ’94 Al Ellison, ’57 Mary Kay Frazier, ’83 Brent Hanks, ’89 Beverly Miller, ’73 Cynthia Cadar, student Leslie Hickerson, student

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