Graduates recognized for volunteerism, achievement and dedication to the school.

June 2016 – Drew University’s College Alumni Association bestowed its annual Alumni Achievement Awards during Reunion 2016.

The winners represent excellence in volunteerism, business, entrepreneurship and dedication to Drew, and join the ranks of past honorees. The association celebrated this year’s recipients during a ceremony at the Concert Hall on June 4. Here’s a look at the seven awards and honorees.

Chris-Smith.sqAchievement in Business Award

The Achievement in Business Award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated exceptional and sustained success in the field of business, outstanding character and loyalty to Drew, and personified the basic ideals of the university.

Chris Smith C’91

 

Miguel-Gonzalez.sqFrances B. Sellers Award

To honor the memory of the first administrator of Drew’s Educational Opportunities Scholars program, the Frances B. Sellers Award honors alumni, not necessarily of EOS, who personify the ideals of the program and who have contributed significantly to their community.

Miguel Gonzalez C’01

 

Maryann-Nergaard.sqAchievement in the Liberal Arts Award

The Achievement in the Liberal Arts Award recognizes alumni who, through exceptional and sustained success in their chosen careers, outstanding character and loyalty to Drew, have demonstrated the efficacy of a liberal arts education.

Maryann Nergaard C’71

 

bruce-bristol.sqAlumni Service Award

The Alumni Service Award recognizes alumni of outstanding character who have demonstrated exceptional and sustained loyalty to Drew by making significant contributions to furthering the University’s mission and goals.

Bruce Bristol C’66, P’99

 

Rhonda-Rush.sqAchievement in the Sciences Award

The Achievement in the Sciences Award recognizes alumni who, through exceptional and sustained success in the field of natural or quantitative sciences, outstanding character and loyalty to Drew, have most personified the basic ideals of the university.

Rhonda Rush C’71

 

BC_EBlitz_0715_15.sq2Volunteer Award

The Volunteer Award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated outstanding character, loyalty to Drew, and have made significant contributions to their community, state or nation as a volunteer.

Emily (Knox) Blitz C’96

 

Michelle-(Orloski)-McGrath-2.sqYoung Alumni Award

The Young Alumni Award recognizes alumni who graduated from the college within the past ten years, and have demonstrated exceptional success in their chosen field, outstanding character, and loyalty to Drew.

Michelle (Orloski) McGrath C’06