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Outstanding Alumni Recognized

Published: May 22, 2017

CHENEY, Washington - The Eastern Washington University Alumni Association recently honored graduates who have made outstanding community contributions at the 2017 EWU Alumni Awards Gala.

The evening of inspiration and celebration recognized Eagle alumni who lead and encourage others to accomplish great things. The following recipients represent the most distinguished individuals and organizations:

Lifetime Achievement Award
Jack Lucas '77 President, WestCoast Entertainment, Inc.

Alum of Service Award
JoDee Garretson '91 Executive Director, Support, Advocacy and Resource Center 

Exceptional Military Service Award
Rory Talkington '81 Colonel/Marine Corp. 28 years of military service   

Inspirational Young Alum Award
Leah Horton '12 Resource Development Manager, Spokane County United Way

Eagle4Life Spirit Award
Alan & Jo McDonald '73 & '73, '78 Retired educators, coach

This elegant celebration took place Friday, May 19, in Spokane and was presented by Numerica Credit Union.

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