2017 Honorees

Mother Rosalie Clifton Hill Award

Shannon Smith ’86 (BA, BBA)

Correspondent Account Executive, Pacific Union Financial, LLC


Bishop Charles Francis Buddy Award

A. Barry La Forgia ’76 (JD)

Founder and Executive Director, International Relief Teams


Chet and Marguerite Pagni Family Athletic Hall of Fame

Ali Troost ’11 (BA)

Volleyball, 2007 – 2010


Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Awards


School of Business

Michele L. Moore ’85 (BBA)

Co-Founder and Former Chief Financial Officer, Zemax LLC


Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

CAPT (sel.) Heather C. King ’13 (PhD)

Regional Director, Nursing Research, Navy Medicine West Region


Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies

The Honorable Roosevelt Z. Willie, BSc, LLB, ’11 (MA)

Judge, Criminal Court ‘A’, Montserrado County, Liberia

President, National Association of Trial Judges of Liberia


School of Law

Michael Kaplan ’72 (JD)

Co-Owner, ARKA Properties Group, Inc.


School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Marsha McDonald ’86 (MA)

Retired Educator


Alumni Emerging Leader Awards


College of Arts and Sciences

Julie Chavez ’94 (BA)

Founder, Chavez for Charity


Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

Matthew E. Craig ’03 (BS/BA), MBA

Regional Vice President, Eastern Region, Meijer, Inc.