Alumni

Past Alumni Achievement Award Recipients

Western's Alumni Achievement Award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to any of the following: exceptional accomplishment of one's chosen field of endeavor; exceptional service in community affairs at the local, state or national levels; and exceptional service in support of advancement and continued excellence of WIU.

2013

Stan R. Campbell | Roger Clawson | John L. Comerford | Richard M. Goldsbury | Jeff Lorber

2012

John B. Henderson | Pamela S. Hoffman | Craig R. Neader | William J. Paulding | Michael D. Shonrock | Carin Stutz

2011

Regina Young Hyatt | Mark Konkol | Jim Krasula

2010

John W. Gay II | Jerilyn K. ScardinaHarlan L. WatsonDatuk Kamaruddin ("Dean") Mohd Ismail

2009

Martin Green | Daniel D. Voorhis | Tom Carper | Herb Strong | Roseanne Bye | Hyuk-Jong Kim

2008

Matthew D. Miller | Col. Lois Beard | Tamara Harris | Nancy Brattain Rogers | Bart Rogers | Joseph "Skip" Begley

2007

Tim Pendell | Dr. Lloyd Simonson | Denine Guy | Roger Key | Teri Paul | Brian O'Connell

2006

Lizbeth J. Bishoff | Derrick A. Golden | John W. Jury | Patrick M. Magoon | Richard R. Weart | Marinda J. Wood

2005

Lt. Commander Daniel Cheever | Stephen McLaughlin | Gayle Spencer | Abraham Thompson, Jr. | David Viar | Roger Warren

2004

Kathryn M. Cavins | Joe Decker | R. Eugene Hamilton | Darryl Leon Hollimon | Jerome D. Okarma | Karyn Nishimura Sneath

2003

Sandra K. Edwards | Larry Huffman | Marcia Lense | Steve McCann | Steve Poplawski | Jack Schulte | Jackie Thompson

2002

Ronald Comm | Linda Distlehorst | Rhonda Haffner | Robert Krause | Rear Admiral William Masters, Jr. | John Thorpe

2001

Frederick G.Hoffman | Jun Pan | George C. Potter | Avrum Mark Rabin | Jeanne L. Sobol | James P. Unruh

2000

Belinda Carr | Holly Deem | Dave Kratzer | Marcus Sipolt | Michael Sullivan | John Zaremba

1999

Susan Haka | Jeff Jensen | Kimberly Lightford | Marlin McCormick | Linda Picklesimer | Mike Wisdom

1998

Robert Christie | Robert Gould | Cliff Haka | Tom Schweer | Jeanette Thomas | Randy Witter

1997

Michael Boatman | Richard Dorazil | Bruce Gebhardt | Gerald Lang | Joanna Lund | Donzell Starks

1996

Janet Bokemeier | John Cates | Nancy Darr | Karen Marshall | Steve Pastorelli | Kenneth Zehnder

1995

Debra Detmers | Dwain Hawthorne | Alva Jared | Nancy Paridy | Gregory Payne | Todd Sieben

1994

Oliver J. Clark | George K. Cooper | Robert W. Frazee | Ron Nikcevich | Cathy C. Onion | John D. Welty

1993

Douglas E. Adair | J. Christopher Mahaffey | Joan Jensen Moran | Dean M. Rockwell | Helen Roth Tolan | beth a. triplett

1992

Rosemary Aten | Martha Oakley Chiscon | Mary Fran Freedman | Conrad J. Kowal | Mary J. Matalin | Caryl M. Stern

1991

Linda Brodkey | William Epperly | Donald R. Norton, Sr. | Kenneth N. Parker, Jr. | George M. Ward

1990

Jerry D. Bratcher | Thomas R. Cornelis | Michelle A. Emmett | David R. Lumley | Dr. Aaron B. Stills

1989

Ann M. Collins | Larry M. Derry | M.Cem Gokay | Samuel N. Oliva | Zachary L. Stamp | Richard F. Wilson

1988

William W. Hamman | Bluford W. Jackson | Cecil F. Jones | James B. Miner | Timothy R. Settimi

1987

Ernest R. Blomquist | Kenneth B. Epperson | Regis F. Groff | Marigale L. Murray-Briggs | Michael A. Reynolds | Loftin C. Woodiel

1986

Alred "Buck" Knowles | John K. Rosemond | Theresa M. Szczurek | David D. Thompson | Carol A. VanDeWalle | H. Howard Wilson, Jr.

1985

Rodney J. Ahitow | Charles F. Armitage | Dan B. Isaacson | David R. Murphy | Philip G. Shannabarger

1984

Joseph J. Beja | Nancy D. Neeley | F. Eugene Strode | Gordon A. Taylor, Jr. | Dan K. Webb

1983

David W. Brady | A. Richard Crabb | John E. Hallwas | Dominic E. Lynch, Jr. | James G. Mortier

1982

L. Everett Belote | David Lee Bishop | Robert Lee Crowe | Russell R. Dohner | Louis A.R. Yates

1981

George E. Ayers | Tilden Wayne Perry | Richard G. Powell | Claus L. Tanner

1980

Warren H. Anderson | Marvin O. Bagby | Larrilyn B. Bertocchio | Marjorie Rich Bordner

1979

Ray E. Cramer | Paul Grabill | Raymond J. Quick

1978

Loren K. Dittus | Mary Johnson | Ronald Lutz | Donald W. Marshall | Rev. Basilio T. Vargas

1977

Robert F. Barkley | Ronald L. Cook | Lida Milne Crabb | William M. Hughes | Josephine Johnson | James Norvell | Mildred R. Reel | Thomas M. Snowman

1976

Robert L. Athey | Terry S. Brecher | Edward R. Butkovich | John F. Cox | David A. Crouse | Kay Kastel Forest | Harry R. Gianneschi, Jr. | Frank E. Horton | James D. Lucie | Leon H. Perley | Paul R. Reuschel | Rick D. Reuschel | Richard J. Smith | John X. Stefanki | John R. Thompson | Ralph C. Wagner

1975

Charles H. Bill II | Mary Pollock Endres Fyfe | Lawrence Garron | Stephen B. King | Larry E. Mead | Harry Mussatto | Ross J. Roeser | Michael R. Wagner | Rev. William S. Warford

1974

Gary H. Baise | Philip E. Bradshaw | Thomas T. Callahan | Dorothy L. Dunn | Thomas J. Fitzgibbon | E. Glenadine Gibb | James W. Johnson | Clifford B. Latherow | Kenneth C. Mudd | Berwyn R. Robinson | Margaret Schannenk | Gale Schisler | William Lyle Slagle | Earl B. Terwilliger | Charles E. Vail | Glade Wilcox

1973

Aldo B. Beckman | Wilma J. Bricker | Amy F. Brown | David R. Collins | Daniel W. Fullmer | William L. Grant | V. Leonard Hanna | Vernon R. Heaton | Dorothy W. Holland | Garold D. Holstine | J. Victor Hopper | Robert "Red" Miller | William H. Nebergall | Lowell E. Netherton | Andrew J. Ondrof | R. Pauline Pearson | Joseph J. Stipanowich | Wayne N. Thompson | Wilbur T.L. Trimpe