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Alumni Awards

Citation of Merit

The purpose of the Alumni Citation of Merit is to recognize lifetime achievement of outstanding McPherson College Alumni.

Recipients

2019: Ron ’77 & Robin ’79 Hovis, Lois Neher ’51 and Gerald Neher ’52 Posthumously, Stephen ’76 & Paula ’78 Vincent

2018: Bob & Susan Boehle McKellip ‘78, Glenn Walker ‘68, Paul Ediger ‘63

2017: Gene ’72 & Sheryl Kenton ’73 Railsback, Daryl K. Beam ’78, Virginia Horn Luty ’78

2016: LaVona Thralls Schnaithman ’49, Jeane Shively Sittner ’57, Merrin J. Godfrey ’71

2015: Dr. Jean Lichty Hendricks ’69, Larry Martin ’70, Roberta Strickler ’70

2014: June Forsyth Switzer ’59, Stephen Mohler ’64, Leslie Shenefelt ’69

2013: David ’61 and Bonnie ’68 Fruth; Phil ’65 and Pearl ’67 Miller; and Bill ’65 and Lois ’64 Grove

2012: Harold ’62 & Lynda ’61 Connell, John Ferrell ’51, Eldred Kingery ’72

2011: Vincette Goerl ’71, R. Dean Elliott ’66 and ’71, P. Lee Miller ’66

2010: Don Goodfellow ’55, Vida Werner Snavely ’65, Dr. Mark Melhorn ’75

2009: G. Eddie Ball ’54, Gene Elliott ’59, Sonja Sherfy Griffith

2008: Val Cheatham ’58, Robert Klockars ’68

2007: Dr. Clifton Baile ’62, Dr. Gilford Ikenberry ’52, Ms. Patricia Stauffer Nippert ’72

2006: Vernon Dossett ’56, Elva Jean Naylor ’46, Charles Horner ’66, Cynthia Mines ’77, Mike Rausch ’66

2005: Rev. C. LeRoy Doty ’50, Dr. William Goering ’55, Dr. Winston Goering ’50, Rex Morris ’60, Geraldine S. Tharrington Willcuts ’45

 

Nominate an alum for the Citation of Merit Award.

Teacher Ed Fellow

Dayton Rothrock Teacher Education Alumni Fellow This award will be granted annually to a McPherson College graduate from the teacher education program. Nominees may be currently serving as an educator or have retired after many years of service to the profession.

Recipients

2011: Anna Johnson ’95

2010: Bruce Lolling ’95, Bruce Spitzer ’84

2009: Ann Baus ’83, Martin Ward ’78

2008: Marlo Oltman ’58, Jason Pendleton ’92

2007: Harriet Hill ’70, Cindy Pressnall ’94

2006: Sue Boldra ’71, Christy Carter

2005: Eric Hadley ’92

 

Nominate an alum for the Teacher Ed Fellow Award.

Hall of Fame

Established in 1999, the McPherson College Hall of Fame honors those who displayed athletic excellence and service to the community. It is the highest honor one can receive in Bulldog Athletics. Inductions are made yearly during the Homecoming festivities held on campus at McPherson College.

Hall of Fame Recipients