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Spirit of UWF Alumni and Community Awards

Spirit of UWF Alumni and Community Awards

The UWF Alumni Association and Office of Career Development and Community Engagement are proud to present the Spirit of UWF Alumni and Community Awards.

A group photo of all of the Spirit of UWF award winners from the 2023 luncheon, plus UWF dignitaries

The Spirit of UWF Alumni and Community Awards celebrate and strengthen collaboration between the University and the larger community UWF serves. Those eligible for nomination include alumni, businesses, organizations, agencies and individuals, along with UWF administrators, staff, faculty and students.

Congratulations to our 2023 award winners!

Outstanding Young Alumni 

Adelin Gasana '08 & Kesley “Kali” Richardson '16, '19

Alumni Inclusion

Dr. Michael F. Summers '80, '13 & MiChele Stevenson '87, '89

Alumni Community Spirit

Chris Roney '98 & Hong Potomski '07

Distinguished Alumni

Lindsley Armstrong Smith '86, '89 & William “Bill” McGinnis '73

Chambered Nautilus Award of Merit

Organization: Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC

Individual: Collier Merrill '85

Community Engagement Educator

Dr. Patricia Barrington '97, '13

Community Innovation

Dr. Tiffany Jackman

Community Impact

Monica Woodruff '23

Research and Scholarship

Bonita Johnson

Workforce and Career Development

Booz Allen Hamilton

Public Service and Education

Sandra Donaldson '01

Quality of Life

Baptist Health Care


Award Criteria and Requirements

Past Award Winners