Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

The Alumni Advisory Board accepts nominations of Distinguished Alumni each year. Sometimes we receive more than one excellent nominations, while some years we don't receive any. This is a complete list of all DAA recipients. To nominate someone for this award, please provide a brief summary of the proposed nominee and additional detailed information with regards to why you are nominating the individual. You can send your letter(s) and supporting information to the Board Executive Secretary:

Christopher Fielding
Alumni Board Executive Secretary
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
126 Bessey Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0340
402-472-9801
email:cfielding2@unl.edu

Year
 Award Recipient
1984   Willis G. Meyer, '30
1986   Edwin H. Colbert, '28
1986   Morris F. Skinner, '32
1987   Walker F. Johnson, '34
1987   Mylan T. Stout, '36, '37M
1988   Bertrand C. Schultz, '31, '33M, '41D
1989   Wade E. Turnbull, '39
1989   Lloyd G. Tanner, '51
1989   Robert Bennett, '35
1990   Rex Monahan, '49
1990   Robert J. Gutru, '39
1991   J.B. Coffman, '50
1991   Paul Fuenning, '39, '41M
1992   Larry Jones, '58
1992   Harry Tourtelot, '40
1993   Philip Davidson, '56
1994   James Lowell, '55
1994   Henry Pollack, '55
1995   Marlan Downey, '56
1995   Greg Harper, '75
1996   Carl Vondra, '56, '58M, '63D
1997   Laurence O. Luebke, '61, '64M
1997   Carl C. Swisher III, '80, '82M
1998   James L. Linderholm, '61
1998   Richard N. Walker, '52
1999   Vince Dreesen, '50
2001   Michael Voorhies, '62
2004   Wes Barton, '56
2005   Adolf Honkala, '42, '49M
2006   Gary Babcock, '61, '68M
2007   Richard "Chris" Christenson, '57M, '61D
2008   William Walker Jr., '65, '67M
2009   Marvin Carlson, '57, '63M, '69D
2011   Wayne Gunderson, '59, '61M
2012   Robert Diffendal Jr., '64M, '70D
2013   Tony Fiorillo, '82M
2015   Jon Gross, '85M
2015   Darrell Avers, '57, '68M
2016   Duane Eversall, '59, '78M