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Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Award honors outstanding IU Southeast Alumni who have made significant contributions to the community and are leaders in their profession.  Each year, this award is presented to the recipient at Commencement. The following criteria are considered when selecting a recipient:

  • Personal & Professional Accomplishments
  • Community Service
  • Post-Graduation University Involvement

Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are listed below by calendar year.

Year Name
2019 Brigadier General Michael J. Dornbush – B.S. Business 1976
2018 Jerry Roby – B.A. Political Science 1985
2017 Judge Carlton & Sue Sanders – B.S. Business 1972 & 1981
2016 Joey Rivera – Bach. Gen. Studies 1993
2015 Cynthia Torp – B.A. Fine Arts 1984
2014 Douglas Bates – B.A. History 1989, JD 1992
2013 John D. Johnston – B.A. Chemistry 1976
2012 Jerry K. Finn – A.S. Nursing 1977, Bach. Gen. Studies 1978
2011 Myra Wright Powell – M.S. Education 1990, Bach. Gen. Studies 1982, B.S. Education 1982, A.S. Rec Leadership 1981
2010 Molly Ann Johnson – A.A. Nursing 1968
2009 Bob Lane – B.S. Education 1976, M.S. Education 1981
2008 Barbara Popp – B.S. Business 1976
2007 Rich Boling – B.A. Communications 1991
2006 Ed Jerdonek – M.B.A. 1995
2005 Jerry Wayne – B.S. Business 1979
2004 Ron Gettelfinger – B.S. Business 1976
2003 James Gillenwater – B.S. Business 1979
2002 John Crase, M.D. – B.A. Biology 1986
2001 Ronald Barnes – B.S. Business 1972
2000 Fay Allen – B.S. Business 1970
1999 Connie Sipes – B.S. Education 1971, M.S. Education 1974
1998 William Shrewsberry – B.S. Business 1978

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