Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented annually to a former student of Missouri State University-West Plains to recognize extraordinary achievement in personal and professional endeavors along with loyalty to the University. A nominee's professional experiences and contributions to his or her field are considered as well as community involvement including positions held in organizations and awards or testimonials received for special contributions to the community.

Members of the community are invited to submit nominations for this award. The deadline for submitting nominations for 2018 is TBD.

Distinguished Alumni Award Nomination Form (DOCX 23 KB)
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Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Dr. Don Hamby

(1999)

Jim McFarland

(2000)

Sherry James Cook

(2001)

Peggy Kissinger

(2002)

Dr. Greg Langley

(2003)

Dr. Doug Green

(2004)

George Colbert

(2005)

Jeannie Looper

(2006)

David Montgomery

(2007)

Dr. Matthew Pigg

(2008)

Christena Silvey Coleman

(2009)

Scott Corman

(2010)

Mike Newton

(2011)

Dr. Scott Roush

(2012)

Dr. Tom Todd

(2013)

Jenny Underwood

(2014)

Dr. John Mulford

(2015)

Dr. Judene Blackburn

(2016)