Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to alumni who exemplify the values of a Westminster education in their careers, personal lives, or service to community.

Nominations for the award are opened yearly in the spring.

Past Recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award

  • Lowell Judson Farmer (’56)
  • Roberta Roberts Patrick (’56)
  • William Y.K. Wong (’58)
  • DeAnn Dunn Hanson (‘64)
  • Ginger Giovale (’65)
  • Thomas Metcalf (’65)
  • Ann Merritt (’66)
  • Richard Paff (’67)
  • Steve Crane (’70)
  • Barbara Parady Hoagland (’70)
  • Dirk van Klaveren (’70)
  • Forrest S. Cuch (’73)
  • Khosrow Semnani, (‘72)
  • Doug Morton (’73)
  • James Andersen (’74)
  • Joe Muscolino (’75)
  • Owen D. Wells (’75)
  • Frances Battle, M.Ed (’78)
  • Babs De Lay (‘76, ’79)
  • Patrick Iversen (’76)
  • Christine Pannier Chytraus (‘77)
  • France A. Davis ( ’77)
  • Patrick Moore (‘77)
  • Richard D. Wood (’77)
  • John “Jackie” Robertson (’78)
  • Kim T. Adamson (’79)
  • Julie Balk (’83)
  • Josie Valdez (’83)
  • Trent Thursby Alvey (’87)
  • June Cline (‘87)
  • Shirley Michel (’87)
  • Mark Wheatley (’89)
  • Ronald Jibson MBA (’91)
  • David Litvack (‘94)
  • William L. Sedgewick (’94)
  • Jim Martin (‘97)
  • Carlos Linares (‘01, MBA ‘05)
  • Jeffery Nelson (MBA ’04)
  • Solomon Awan (’07, MBA ’12)
  • Chris Wharton (’06)
  • Ray Bradford (’07)
  • Ashley Babbitt ( ’10) 

Honorary Alumni

  • Steve Morgan 
  • Michael Bassis 
  • Bob Frankenberg
  • Curt Crowther
  • Mary Crowther 
  • Preston Chiaro  

Alumni Volunteer of the Year

  • Lee Payne (MBA ’03)
  • Noreen Rouillard
  • Stacie Luftkin Whitford (‘92) 
  • Elvira Charles Nelson (‘79, MM ’84) 
  • Susan T. Holt (’73) 
  • Jim Carter (’72)