Eureka College Announces 2022 Alumni Award Recipients
September 19, 2022
EUREKA, Ill. – Each year, the Alumni Board and Board of Trustees of Eureka College recognize the successes, professional accomplishments, and heartfelt support of our alma mater by special individuals within our community. Eureka College is proud to announce the following recipients of our annual Alumni and Hall of Honor Awards:
Outstanding New Alumni
The Outstanding New Alumni Award exists to recognize excellence in one’s profession or service to his or her community within 15 years of graduation.
Gordon Barkley, III
Class of 2010
Class of 2013
Alumni Award of Merit
The Alumni Award of Merit exists to recognize lifetime excellence in one’s profession or service to his or her community. Up to four Awards of Merit may be given in a calendar year, and an alum may only receive this award once in their lifetime.
Class of 1993
Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award
The Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award exists to recognize alumni of Eureka College for a single or multiple acts of outstanding achievement in their profession, or in service to his or her community, or for a sustained period of outstanding achievement.
Class of 2006
Class of 2004
Alumni Board President’s Award for Service
The Alumni Board President’s Award for Service recognizes dedication of one’s time and effort to the advancement of the college. It may be awarded to an individual, including, but not limited to, alumni of Eureka College.
Class of 1997
Class of 1986
The Eureka College Honorary Alumnus/Alumna Award recognizes a non-student who has provided great effort in the advancement of Eureka College, its students and/or mission.
President’s Servant Leader Award
The President’s Servant Leader Award honors people from all spheres of leadership for their values of learning, service and leadership, which reflect the mission and core values of the college. The award is presented by the college president to individuals locally, nationally and internationally who are role models of servant leadership.
Fine Arts Hall of Honor Award recognizes those individuals who have distinguished themselves as a performer, technician, artist, educator, arts administrator and supporter of arts.
Margaret “Peg” Toliver ‘84
Tony Morstatter ‘99
Lisa Marie Adkins Ryder ‘05
Sheryl “Summer Selby” Drew ‘71
Shelley Strasser ‘87
Laura Weaver Hughes
Mark Kline ‘12
Asako Shimasaki Bishop ‘07
The Alumni Awards are presented annually during the fall homecoming celebration. Recipients have the opportunity to accept their awards in front of family, friends and other alumni at our annual Alumni Awards Celebration that will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23 in the Terrill rooms of the Cerf Center. Hall of Honor recipients will be recognized at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 in Becker Auditorium in the Cerf Center.
All alumni are welcome to attend the award celebrations. For more information and to RSVP to either event, please email email@example.com or call (309) 467-6319. For a complete list of homecoming events, please visit eureka.edu/homecoming