Alumni Association Awards

Outstanding Alumni Award

This award recognizes alumni who have made significant contributions to their community or profession, recognizing individuals who have made tremendous accomplishments toward their life goals. All alumni are eligible for this award, except those who have received an honorary degree from the University. Alumni are eligible after their 10 year class reunion. Alumni celebrating 25 and 50 years will be given special consideration.

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David & Sandy Lowe Outstanding Alumni Service Award

This award recognizes alumni for significant contributions of time, service, and talents to Pacific University throughout the years. All alumni are eligible for this award, except those who have received an honorary degree from the University. Alumni are eligible after their 10 year class reunion. Alumni who are, or have previously been employees, are not eligible on service performed within scope of employment. Alumni celebrating 25 and 50 years will be given special consideration.

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Emerging Leader Award

This award recognizes alumni for outstanding leadership in their vocation, community service, and/or service to the University. Alumni are eligible to be nominated through their 10 year class reunion. Alumni celebrating 10 years will be given special consideration.

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Past Alumni Award Recipients

2020 

David & Sandy Lowe Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Matt Meyer ‘75
Outstanding Alumni Award
Scott Pike ’68, OD ‘70
Dennis Carline '79, MST '88 
Emerging Leader Award
Breanne McGhee OD ’16, MEd ’16, PhDEL '21

2018

David & Sandy Lowe Outstanding Alumni Service Award 
Steve Dustrude '73
Outstanding Alumni Award
Daintry Bartoldus '88
Emerging Leader Award
Peter Agbo PharmD '09

2016

David & Sandy Lowe Outstanding Alumni Service Award 
Bob Barrett '66
Outstanding Alumni Award
Fran O'Brien '65
Jim Radcliffe '80
Emerging Leader Award
Michael Bridges PT '08
Kaely Summers '08

2014

David & Sandy Lowe Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Bob '64 and Sunny (McGowan) Iboshi '67
Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
Dorothy Schimke '64
Young Alumni Leadership Award
Alex Winn PharmD '10

2013

David & Sandy Lowe Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Derek '92 & Tina (Cooper) Lasko '95
Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
Mindy (Cottrell) Cameron '65
Young Alumni Leadership Award
Ami (Heaton) Halvorson OD '07

2012

David & Sandy Lowe Outstanding Alumni Service Award 
Clark Peters '65, MSEd '70
Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
Lynn Meredith '44
Irv Zemrau '62, O.D. '63
Young Alumni Leadership Award
P.J. Pitts, Pharm.D. '09

2011

David & Sandy Lowe Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Jerry Frye '61
Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
Vicki Pedraza '84
Young Alumni Leadership Award
Jill Hertel '98, MAT '03

2009

Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Scott Pike '68, OD '70
Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
Dr. Glen Rice '38
Dr. Gerald Groff '53, O.D. '54
Dr. Bill Nelson '51, O.D. '53
Young Alumni Leadership Award
Carlye Krohn '98, MAT '01

2008

Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Col. Daniel W. “Jake” Jacobowitz ’65
Roberta “Bobbi” Nickels ’70
Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
Brad Bafaro ’80, MS ’86
Alfred Furie ’58, OD ’60
Dr. Howard Horner ’40
Dr. Gregg Lambert ’83
Young Alumni Leadership Award
Gina Bell '00
Ty Kovatch '01
Melissa (Alexander) Timm '98

2007

Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Ambassador Shirley L. Abbott ’52, OD ’53
Michael J. McCartney ’82
Calvin L. VanPelt ’49
Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
Janie F. Stein Kershaw ’61
Willard “Wid” B. Bleything ’51, OD ’52
Young Alumni Leadership Award
Christopher T. Veazey ’01

2006

No Awards Given

2005 

Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
Dr. Douglas G. Horner, OD ’74
Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Edna K. (Doar) Gehring ’70, MSEd ’72

2004 

Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
Dr. Paul E. Berman, OD ’75
Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Inez F. (Bondurant) Griffels ’66

2003    

Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Richard “Rich” L. Burk ’88
Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
Dr. Stuart E. Knapp ’50, MS ’51
Dr. Walter G. Turner ’50

2002

Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
Dr. Barbara G. (Lenmark) Ellis ’52

2001

Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Alice E. (Davis) Hoskins ’56

2000

Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Dr. John P. Reslock, OD ’70

1999

Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Jean B. (Broderson) Tate ’52

1998

Outstanding Alumni Service Award
Jeffrey “Jeff” R. Grundon ’80

Previous Alumni Association Recognition Program 

The following alumni received Alumni Association recognition prior to the current Alumni Awards program:

1983

Charles E. Trombley '52

1986

Mary LaRoyce Flisram Findlay '47
James A. Van Dyke ’57
Paul V. Phillips ’78
Dr. Lawrence E. Nielsen ’40
Melinda “Mindy” M. (Cottrell) Cameron ’65
Dr. Stanley J. Yamane ’66, OD ’66
Dr. Roy E. Lieuallen ’40
Dr. Cheron (Messmer) Mayhall ’64
Douglas K. Okabayashi ’70
Dr. Calvin N. Mosley ’66
Varina Heinrich French ’56, MS ’65
Dr. Robert L. Casteel ’54
Barbara (Pelton) Casteel ’56
George E. Ing ’57

1987

Daniel Galvez ’75
Dr. Robert Oliver ’32
Hugh Alexander ’79
Lois Larson Allen ’52
William Hilliard ’52

1988

Dr. John Middlebrook ’68
John Steinbacher ’51

1989

Kathryn L. (Koch) Giffert-McVey ’77

1990

Dr. Fred Scheller ’43, MA ’54

1991

Barbara J. Strain ’70

1992

Donald P. Spiering ’48