Distinguished Alumni honored during Homecoming and Family Weekend

Each year, the Alumni Association kicks off Homecoming & Family Weekend by honoring Colorado State University alumni and friends who have brought honor to the University by excelling in their professions and making significant contributions to their industries, communities, and the institution.

Winners of the top four awards – the William E. Morgan Alumni Achievement Award, the Charles A. Lory Public Service Award, the Jim and Nadine Henry Award, and the Distinguished Graduate of the Last Decade Award – are highlighted in the videos below. Click here to learn more about the award recipients from each of the eight colleges and Athletics.

William E. Morgan Alumni Achievement Award

Debra Stencel (B.S., ’78) and Patrick Phillips (B.S., ’79)

Debra Stencel (B.S., ’78) and Patrick Phillips (B.S., ’79) receive the William E. Morgan Alumni Achievement Award at the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony on October 7, 2021.

Charles A. Lory Public Service Award

Stacy (B.S., ’91) and Kevin (B.A., ’92; Ph.D., ’13) Unger

Stacy (B.S., ’91) and Kevin (B.A., ’92; Ph.D., ’13) Unger receive the Charles A. Lory Public Service Award at the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony on October 7, 2021.

Jim and Nadine Henry Award

Linda (B.A., ’70; M.A., ’72) and Bob (B.S., ’55; M.E., ’70) Cates

Alumni Association Executive Director Kristi Bohlender presents the Jim and Nadine Henry Award Distinguished Alumni Award to Linda (B.A., ’70; M.A., ’72) and Bob (B.S., ’55; M.E., ’70) Cates during the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony on October 7, 2021

Distinguished Graduate of the Last Decade Award (GOLD)

Angelina Howard (B.S., ’14)

Angelina Howard (B.S., ’14) receives the Distinguished Graduate of the Last Decade Award (Gold) at the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony held on October 7, 2021.