Alumni Awards Ceremony and Reception

The annual Alumni Awards program is one of Marshall’s longest-standing traditions – and it can’t happen without you!

Ever year, Marshall University bestows outstanding alumni with the Alumni Awards. All are invited to attend the awards ceremony recognizing this year’s winners.

Event Details

When: Please note, the 2020 Alumni Awards Banquet has been postponed due to COVID-19. Please stay tuned for updates.

The new date is Saturday, April 10, 2021!

Where: TBA

6:00 p.m. – Reception
7:00 p.m. – Ceremony
7:30 p.m. – Dinner
8:00 p.m. – Ceremony (continues)
9:30 p.m. – Meet and Greet with Award Winners
10:00 p.m. – Event Ends

Reservations: CLICK HERE to reserve your spot to the 83rd Alumni Awards Banquet! Tickets are $75/person, $140/couple and $500 for a table sponsor.

Questions? Contact Larry Crum, associate director of alumni relations, at or (304) 696-3134.


Marshall University Alumni Awards

The most visible sign of the vitality of a University can be seen by examining the success and achievements of its alumni. Marshall University and the Marshall University Alumni Association are proud to honor exceptional graduates each year during the annual Alumni Awards Banquet and Reception. These awards recognize the significant contributions of our alumni to their alma mater, their profession, and their community.

2020 National Alumni Award Recipients

Please join us in congratulating the 2020 Alumni Award recipients. The recipients will be recognized at the 83rd Alumni Awards Banquet

2020 Scholarship, Chapter and College Awards

Faculty Awards

Carolyn B. Hunter Faculty Service Award: Montserrat Miller

Chapter Awards

Chapter of the Year: TBD
Emerging Chapter of the Year: TBD

Scholarship Recipients

Cam Henderson Scholarship: Abigail Dropik
Nancy Pelphrey/Herd Village Scholarship (Cheer): Madison May
Nancy Pelphrey/Herd Village Scholarship (Band): Michael Carte
Nate Ruffin Scholarship: Jacqueline Brown
Janis Winkfield Scholarship: Jada Betaudier

College Awards of Distinction

Marshall University School of Medicine: Robert Hess
Marshall University School of Pharmacy: Omar Ahmed
College of Arts and Media: Brandon McCoy
College of Business: TBD
College of Education and Professional Development: TBD
College of Health Professsions: Lee Ann Brammer
College of Information Technology and Engineering: TBD
College of Liberal Arts: Kathryn Gutzwiller
College of Science: TBD


Click here to view past awardees and learn how to nominate an alumni for an award. For additional information or questions, please email or call (304) 696-3134.