The Alumni Advisory Board accepts nominations of Distinguished Alumni each year. This is a complete list of all DAA recipients. Sometimes we receive more than one excellent nominations, while some years we don't receive any.

YearAward Recipient
1984 Willis G. Meyer, '30
1986 Edwin H. Colbert, '28
1986 Morris F. Skinner, '32
1987 Walker F. Johnson, '34
1987 T. Mylan Stout, '36, '37MS
1988 Bertrand C. Schultz, '31, '33 MS, '41 PhD
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, '41 MS
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, '58 MS, '63 PhD
1997 Laurence O. Luebke, '61, '64 MS
1997 Carl C. Swisher III, '80, '82 MS
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, ' 49 MS
2006 Gary Babcock, '61, '68 MS
2007 Richard "Chris" Christenson, '57 MS, '61 PhD
2008 William Walker Jr., '65, '67 MS
2009 Marvin Carlson, '57, '63 MS, '69 PhD
2011 Wayne Gundersen, '59, '61 MS
2012 Robert Diffendal Jr., '64 MS, '71 PhD
2013 Tony Fiorillo, '82 MS
2015 Jon Gross, '85 MS
2015 Darrell Avers, '57, '68 MS
2016 Duane Eversoll, '59, '78 MS
2017 Matthew Frankforter, '82 MS
2017 LeRoy W. (Roy) Stoesz, '48, '49 MS
2018 John Richard (Ricky) Giardino, '79 PhD

Nominate someone

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