Outstanding Alumni

The Outstanding Alumni Award honors alumni who have typified the Missouri Valley College tradition of excellence and brought credit to the College by their personal accomplishment, professional achievement or humanitarian service. The Missouri Valley College Alumni Association presents awards to our Outstanding Alumni and Young Alumni at the Alumni Banquet held during Homecoming weekend.

2017 Outstanding Alumni

Jerry Everett ’66
Oscar Tshibanda ’86
#Lindsey Simmons ’10

Past Outstanding Alumni

# Denotes Outstanding Young Alumni

* Deceased

  • 2010-2016

    2016

    Jim Helm ’62
    Wayne Crawford ’72
    Tom Fauquier ’75
    #Michael Loveless ’07

    2015

    Ron Porter ’64
    George Robinson ’71
    Frank Massaro ’76
    #Mark Samsel ’07

    2014

    Thomas Hayob ’79
    Steve Beahm ’86
    Raymond Colaiacovo ’94
    #Lee Taylor ’08

    2013

    Walter Hicklin ‘61
    Barry Randolph ‘79
    Fa’auuga To’oto’o ’81
    #Ameya Pawar ’05

    2012

    Hugh Dunn ’48
    Hiroshi Oto ’67
    #Mollie Keith ’04

    2011

    Diana Malan
    Jon Morris
    #Ashley McKay

    2010

    Roman Jaworowicz
    Lee Peek
    Dudley McGlynn

  • 2000-2009

    2009

    Spencer Fricke
    E.J. Narcise
    #Buddy Mayfield

    2008

    Mickey Burns
    Kevin Hart*
    #David Wood

    2007

    Keith Maxey
    #Bobby Lashley

    2006

    David Ross
    #Angel Gambino

    2005

    Robert L. Browning*

    2004

    David L. Stalling
    Frank D. Tikalsky

    2003

    All Outstanding Alums were recognized

    2002

    Richard Butterfield*
    Lloyd R. Brown

    2001

    Donald G. Snell
    John C. Lamkin, III*

    2000

    Ronald A. Phillippo
    Lynn Hood

  • 1990-1999

    1999

    Mary Lou Porter

    1998

    Alan McCollough
    Nelson Rico Allen

    1997

    Robert Albin
    Bill Manion

    1996

    William “Bill” Sterrett*
    Delores Hanner
    Tom Taylor

    1995

    George Clemens
    Theodore J. Van Bemmel

    1994

    Bessie Chittwood*
    Donald W. Mocker*
    Ethel Geneva Casebolt*
    Don S. Balka

    1993

    John W. Adams*
    Grover C Redford, Jr.*
    Donald C. Manning*

    1992

    Walker C. Fletcher, Jr.*
    Elmer H. Horman*

    1991

    Judy Schlimpert Redlich
    Hiram L. Davis
    Delford R. Thompson*

    1990

    John Elder*

  • 1980-1989

    1989

    Soloman E. Wronker*
    John E. Ashford

    1988

    June K. King*
    Franklin Mitchell
    Roger Woods

    1987

    Buddy Hannaford
    Louis Hansen*
    Guy Schupp*

    1986

    William Malcolm*
    Donna Klepper Houston
    William Weltero

    1985

    Ruth Zahn*
    John R. “Scotty” Campbell
    Kenneth Willoughby*

    1984

    Margaret McAninch Williams*
    Alice Morrison Mitchell*
    William D. Kleine*
    H. Edward Gordon*

    1983

    William C. Gordon
    Albert S. Eckilson

    1982

    Dan J. Stanley
    Earl H. Lubensky*

    1981

    Tom Curry*
    Douglas Kelling*
    C. Edward Leslie

    1980

    Jerry Hilton

  • 1971-1979

    1979

    Ruth Baity*
    Josephine Baity*

    1978

    Mickey Burns
    Kevin Hart
    #David Wood

    1977

    John S. Thornton
    Jim Cockrell

    1976

    Harry “Skip” MacLaughlin
    Marge (Swisher) Haggard*

    1975

    Harold C. Brown*
    W.C. Gordon

    1974

    Harry Heinemann*
    John S. Marshall*
    John Blackburn*

    1973

    George Brock*
    Mack Porter
    Ben Brasher*
    Viva Douchen Eigg

    1972

    J. Carson Dowell*
    Mike Haggard*

    1971

    Jerry Arnett*
    Steve Murphy*
    Adrien Hess*
    Belle Campbell Huff*
    James Tirone*

  • 1959

    1959

    Ted Chittwood*


Nominate Outstanding Alumni

  • Criteria for Induction

    To be eligible for the award, candidates must be graduates of MVC. Candidates should be individuals who bring honor to Missouri Valley through their professional accomplishments and successes.

    Criteria for selection for the award includes, but is not limited to, the following:

    • Accomplishments and success in the candidates chosen profession/career;
    • Candidate’s interest and loyalty to the College
    • Outstanding contributions and/or accomplishments in the area of community service;
    • Awards/honors/recognition received related to profession/career;
    • Importance of College’s role in success of candidate;
  • Nomination and Selection Process
    • Nominations must occur using the official nominating form
    • Nominations can be made by anyone
    • Nominees who have graduated within 10 years of the current year will be eligible for Outstanding Young Alumni.
    • Nominees who have graduated eleven or more years will be eligible for the Outstanding Alumni Award.
    • Nominees on the ballot and not inducted will automatically carry over for two years.
    • Nomination deadline is April 3.
    • The award recipients are chosen by an award selection committee. The selection committee will present candidates to the full Alumni Advisory Board for approval.