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Past Recipients

Since 1952, Huntington University has had the privilege of honoring alumni for their efforts of holding on to and demonstrating what remains so important at HU - impacting the world for Christ. Alumni are recognized each year at a special Homecoming Alumni Chapel in October. To nominate someone deserving of such an award, please click here.

2020

Sharon Kershner Metzger, Alumna of the Year Award
Brian More, Alumnus of the Year Award
William Smith-Hinds, Distinguished Alumnus Award

2019

Keirsh Cochran, Young Alumnus Award
Matthew Campbell, Alumnus of the Year Award
Brian Hughes, Distinguished Alumnus Award

2018

Rob Hahn, Young Alumnus Award
Steve Dennie, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2017

David Geders, Young Alumnus Award
Richard and Jenna Strick, Alumni of the Year
Rody Rodeheaver, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2016

Jarod Hammel, Young Alumnus Award
Nancy Brown, Alumnus of the Year
Dennis and Debra Osberg, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2015

Taryn Fleming, Young Alumnus Award
Audrey Fetters, Alumnus of the Year
Ron Baker, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2014

Jonathan Brenneman, Young Alumnus Award
Rachel Tinon Rempt, Alumnus of the Year
Janet Clark, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2013

Virginia Allison, Young Alumnus Award
Stephen Doyle, Alumnus of the Year
Chaney Bergdall, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2012

Jeff Edgel, Young Alumnus Award
Brooks Fetters, Alumnus of the Year
David Nicholls, Distinguished Alumni Citation 

2011

Jason Eberly, Young Alumnus Award
Nathan Hartman, Young Alumnus Award
Lawrence Russell, Alumnus of the Year
Dawn Routledge, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2010

Andrew Hoffman, Young Alumnus Award
Nancy Hull, Alumnus of the Year
David Moss, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2009

Beth Waterman, Young Alumnus Award
David Rahn, Alumnus of the Year
Ed & Kaylene Souers, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2008

Christian Elden, Young Alumnus of the Year
Thomas Overmyer, Alumnus of the Year
R. Bradley & Vanessa Johnson, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2007

Cory Whitehead, Young Alumnus of the Year
Jo Ellen Earhart, Alumnus of the Year
Lori Culler, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2006

Brian Roy Barnes, Alumnus of the Year
David Todd Ramseyer, Young Alumnus of the Year
Ruth (Evelyn) Baker, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2005

Doug Slaybaugh, Alumnus of the Year
Emmett Lippe, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Kathleen Krum, Alumnus of the Year

2004

Dawn (Winger) Smith, Alumnus of the Year
Lola Lee Peters, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2003

Russell & Nellie Birdsall, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Steve Platt, Alumnus of the Year
Steve & Beverly Swartz, Alumnus of the Year

2002

Jana Hoobler, Alumnus of the Year
Jennifer Beebe Boen, Alumnus of the Year
Jim Hoffman, Distinguished Alumni Citation

2001

Fern Mattson, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Francis Jones, Alumnus of the Year

2000

Kirk Singer, Alumnus of the Year
Ruth Ann Price, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1999

David Nicholson, Alumnus of the Year
David Nicholson, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1998

Gerald D. Smith, Distinguished Alumni Citation
James R. Hittler, Alumnus of the Year
Richard E. Klopfenstein, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Richard H. Smith, Alumnus of the Year

1997

Christina K. Smith, Alumnus of the Year
Dane Starbuck, Alumnus of the Year
Paul Fetters, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1996

Charles Guy Curie, Alumnus of the Year
Duane Meridth Ray, Distinguished Alumni Citation
James Clinton Howald, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Roger & Mary Lou Birdsall, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1995

Helen Brown Kreiger, Alumnus of the Year
Herbert R. Cook, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Kenneth Graham Distinguished Alumni Citation 1995

1994

R. Neal Brinneman, Alumnus of the Year
Ralph A. Davis, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Ruth Ann Hathaway, Alumnus of the Year

1993

C. Ray Miller, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Clarence Kopp, Jr., Distinguished Alumni Citation
Dennis R. Miller, Alumnus of the Year
Jerry Datema, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1992

June L. Brown, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Marcus S. Burkholder, Alumnus of the Year

1991

Carl & Mabel Zurcher, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Larry L. Lance, Alumnus of the Year

1990

Ardyce Czuchna-Curl, Alumnus of the Year
Arlo Schilling, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1989

Eugene B. Habecker, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Paul Cherry, Alumnus of the Year

1988

J. Edward Roush, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Kathy Joyce Welker, Alumnus of the Year

1987

Harold Pontious, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Steve Platt, Alumnus of the Year

1986

Margaret Lyons Beckman, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1985

Ralph Bolick, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Ron & Laura Jane Baker, Alumnus of the Year

1984

Alfred J. Price, Jr., Alumnus of the Year
Irving & Florence Yonkers, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1983

Gerald D. Smith, Alumnus of the Year
Russell Isaacs, Jr., Distinguished Alumni Citation

1982

Fred & Pauline Geyer, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Larry M. New, Alumnus of the Year

1981

Madge E. Witmer, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Roger Skinner, Alumnus of the Year

1980

Herbert Cherry, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Paul Fetters, Alumnus of the Year

1979

Emmett Lippe, Alumnus of the Year
Marvin Price, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Paul Baker, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1978

Curtis Bedsworth, Distinguished Alumni Citation
June L. Brown, Alumnus of the Year

1977

Donald Hendrickson, Alumnus of the Year
William Saufley, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1976

Irene Bergdall, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Ray Seilhamer, Alumnus of the Year

1975

Calvin Hawkins, Alumnus of the Year
Paul Miller, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1974

Carl Zurcher, Alumnus of the Year
Clyde Meadows, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Inez Becker, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1973

Chester Phillips, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Lenuel Ignaico, Alumnus of the Year

1972

Harold (Ted) Hammel, Alumnus of the Year
J. Ralph Pfister, Distinguished Alumni Citation
M. I. Burkholder, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1971

Bueford Robbins, Alumnus of the Year
Lawrence Meriwether, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Russell Griffith, Alumnus of the Year

1970

Dean Garrison, Alumnus of the Year
M. Philip Rich, Alumnus of the Year
Wilmer Bugher, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1969

Robert Rash, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1968

E. Faye Conner, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Thaine Ford, Alumnus of the Year
Y.T. Chiu, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1967

Clyde N. Carter, Alumnus of the Year
Corinth Lange, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1966

C.E. & Erma Carlson, Distinguished Alumni Citation
E. DeWitt Baker, Alumnus of the Year
Elmer Becker, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1965

Robert L. Baker, Alumnus of the Year

1964

Leslie Huntley, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Ralph (Boag) Johnson, Alumnus of the Year

1963

E. DeWitt Baker, Distinguished Alumni Citation
Ralph A. Davis, Alumnus of the Year

1962

Arlo Schilling, Alumnus of the Year
Robert Mason, Distinguished Alumni Citation

1961

Elba Kreigbaum, Alumnus of the Year

1960

J. Edward Roush, Alumnus of the Year

1959

E. Faye Conner, Alumnus of the Year

1958

Lenora Ellabarger Stoudt, Alumnus of the Year

1957

Harold C. Mason, Alumnus of the Year

1956

Leslie Huntley, Alumnus of the Year

1955

Elmer Becker, Alumnus of the Year

1954

Chester Philips, Alumnus of the Year

1953

Clyde Meadows, Alumnus of the Year

1952

C.W.H. Bangs, Alumnus of the Year