Awards and Recognition

Alumni Awards Banquet

Every year at Homecoming, the Missouri Western Alumni Association honors accomplished alumni for outstanding contributions to their field, their university and/or their community.

All Griffon alumni and friends are invited to attend the next Missouri Western Alumni Association awards banquet on Friday, October 15, 2021.

Congratulations to the 2021 Alumni Award Honorees!

Teresa Fankhauser '79
Teresa Fankhauser '79Distinguished Alumni Award
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Stephanie Stewart '97
Stephanie Stewart '97Distinguished Faculty Award
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Krystal Graham '13
Krystal Graham '13Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award
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Tom Richmond
Tom RichmondHerb ’35 and Peggy Iffert Award for Outstanding Service to the University
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Susan Campbell '01
Susan Campbell '01Great Griffon Award
Business and Professional Studies
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Derek Coats '02
Derek Coats '02Great Griffon Award
College of Liberal Arts
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Dan Ramming '97
Dan Ramming '97Great Griffon Award
College of Liberal Arts
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Gary Baumann '09/'12
Gary Baumann '09/'12Great Griffon Award
College of Science and Health
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Isaiah Colbert '21
Isaiah Colbert '21Student Leadership Award
Clifford Hughes ’51 Award
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Mackenzie O'Neill '21
Mackenzie O'Neill '21Student Leadership Award
Graduating Student of the Year
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Liam Nevin '21
Liam Nevin '21Student Leadership Award
International Student of the Year
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If you would like to nominate someone for an award, please see the nominations page and follow the instructions listed for each award.