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Following are the 2012 alumni honorees, who will be recognized at this year’s honor’s banquet February 23, 2013 on the Lewis & Clark Campus.


Award Recipients

 

Outstanding Young Alumnus/a Award

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    2015
    Outstanding Young Alumna Award
    Meet Samantha Robison in this video!
    Samantha is the Founder and Executive Director of Awareness and Prevention through Art (aptART), an organization of artists and activists dedicated to sharing artistic experiences with conflict affected and marginalized youth throughout the world.

See previous Outstanding Young Alumni

   

Distinguished Alumnus/a

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    2015
    Distinguished Alumnus Award
    Meet Bob Fitch in this video!
    Bob Fitch has been documenting peace and justice work for close to a half century. From his first volunteer assignment for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in Alabama in 1965, through documenting Luis Alejo’s 2010-11 campaign for a seat in the California State Assembly, Fitch’s photographs are about the people who make up the movements for change.
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    2014
    Distinguished Alumnus Award
    Between 1991 and 2013, Thomas Neff proposed, created, and shepherded the Megatons to Megawatts Program, a $17 billion deal under which Russia destroyed more than 20,000 nuclear weapons, recycling the bomb-grade uranium into fuel for U.S. nuclear power plants.  The deal eliminated a third of the global nuclear arsenal and prevented proliferation from a dangerously bankrupt Soviet weapons program.

 See previous Distinguished Alumni

 

Donald G. Balmer Citation

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    2015
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    Meet Chuck Charnquist in this video!
    For over fifty-seven years, Chuck has been a tireless Lewis & Clark College advocate. After graduation he spent several years as a journalist before returning to his alma mater as the public information director - a role he ably served for 19 years. Since 2008, he has been active with the Albany Society, which has as its members alumni who graduated fifty or more years ago.

 See previous Donald G. Balmer winners

 

Pioneer Leadership Award

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    2015
    Pioneer Alumni Leadership Award
    Meet Toshinobu Toyama in this video!
    For sixteen years, Toshinobu served as a dedicated volunteer with the L&C Japan Alumni Chapter. He organized events to build community with Japanese alumni, provided hospitality for L&C presidents, deans, college faculty and staff, and helped numerous students and alumni connect with other alumni with a focus on career development.

See previous Pioneer Leadership Award winners

 

Learn more about the Alumni Honors Programsee a list of past honorees, and nominate an alumnus or alumna for an award or citation.