ACEL Alumni Award Recipients

In 2019, the ACEL Alumni BoardĀ established an annual alumni awards program to recognize the outstanding alumni of our department. Awards will be presented for three categories - Mentor of Students, Young Alumni Award and Distinguished Alumni Award.

Below is a list of the alumni who have been presented with these awards.

ACEL Distinguished Alumni Award

2019

John Poulson '81, '87 MS

2020

Dr. Bob Horton '78 MS, '83 PhD
John Wilson '55 Ā 

2021

Dr. Corey Cockerill '00
Dr. Stacy Gartin '82 MS, '83 PhD
Bruce Zimmer '88 MS

2022

Dr. Christine Townsend '79 MS
Gary Wilson '78, '78 MS

2023

Dr. David Doerfert '89 MS, '89 PhD
Dr. Hannah Epley '14 PhD

ACEL Young Alumni Award

2019

Rose Hartschuh '09
Kayla Oberstadt '15 MS

2020

Jenna Large '08
Hannah Thompson-Weeman '11, '12 MS

2021

Dr. Brooke Beam '12, '14 MS, '17 PhD
Allison Ryan '08

2022

Courtney Bockbrader '11
Margo Long '11

2023

Dr. Katherine Wells '22 PhD
Ellen S. Zimmerman '14 BS

ACEL Mentor to Students Award

2019

Beth Boomershine '00, '01 MS
Larry Lokai '67, '73 MS

2020

Lisa McCutcheon '97 MS
Scott Sharp '92

2021

Susan Farr '92
Abbey VanTyne '16, '21 MS

2022

Stephanie Jolliff '96, '03 MS
Craig Wiget '72

2023

Tracy Dendinger '94 BS
Stacie McCracken '15 BS

2023 ACEL Alumni Award Recipients