First Decade Award

First presented in 1968, the First Decade Award was established to recognize one male and one female for early professional achievement by graduates of the 10th anniversary class. Criteria appropriate to selection shall include the difficulty of accomplishment; quality, creativity, and distinctiveness of performance; recognition by professional peers; and lasting contribution to the world of ideas and affairs.

Congratulations to our 2015 recipients!

Kelly Cooper Younge '05 and Paul Fraser '05

Kelly Cooper Younge '05   Paul Fraser '05

First Decade Award Winners
Class Year First Name Maiden Last Name Year Awarded
1988 Annette Boman 1998
1988 Pat Kirtland 1998
1987 Brian Mueller 1997
1987 Kristi Multhaup 1997
1986 Andra Ibrahim Ibrahim-Duncan 1996
1986 Jim Wade 1996
1985 Chad Olinger 1995
1985 Allison Rosati 1995
1983 Tim Peterson 1993
1982 Steve Heitzeg 1992
1982 Debby Becker Stone 1992
1980 Woody Ediger 1990
1979 Kevin Kling 1989
1979 Patricia Pellikka 1989
1978 Mark Thomsen 1988
1977 John Himle 1987
1976 Kim Erickson 1986
1976 Bob Warner 1986
1975 Tom Annesley 1985
1973 Rick Webb 1983
1972 Chester Fuller 1982
1970 Lee Pedersen 1980
1969 Anita Stauffer 1979
1968 Jerome Del Pino 1978
1966 Cheryl Downey 1976
1966 Bob Therien 1976
1964 Deanna Nelson 1974
1963 Abby Arthur Johnson 1973
1963 Thomas Lindell 1973
1961 Paul Hanson 1971
1958 James McPherson 1968