The Eastern Washington University Alumni Association will recognize graduates who have made outstanding community contributions at the 2017 EWU Alumni Awards Gala, starting at 5 p.m., Friday, May 19, at the Spokane Convention Center, Conference Theatre. The event is presented by Numerica Credit Union.
This evening of inspiration and celebration will recognize our awesome 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
Roy 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 affair starts with a cocktail reception, followed by the awards ceremony and a celebration dinner. Net proceeds to benefit the EWU Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund.