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Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Alumni Association Awards

Each year, the Northwest Alumni Association honors individuals who have given their time, talent and service to Northwest.

All Northwest alumni and friends are invited to attend the 2016 Northwest Alumni Association awards ceremony Friday, Sept. 16. It's a great way to kick off Family Weekend and salute the deserving individuals.


The 2015 honorees were:

Shoba Brown Sue Hockensmith Gary McDonald Merry McDonald

Shoba Brown '71
Public Service Award

Sue Hockensmith '72
Turret Service Award

Dr. Gary McDonald
Distinguished Faculty
Emeritus Award

Dr. Merry McDonald
Distinguished Faculty
Emeritus Award

Jennifer Nicholson Thomas Sanchez Carol Spradling

Jennifer Nicholson '71
Distinguished Alumni Award

Thomas Sanchez '02
Young Alumni Award

Dr. Carol Spradling '88
Distinguished Faculty Award

For more information about the Northwest Alumni Banquet, please call the Office of Alumni Relations at 660.562.1248 or e-mail Click here to register online.

Nominate Someone?

To nominate a deserving individual, please complete the corresponding online form by March 1, 2016. Thank you!