The Alumni Achievement Award is presented to an individual who has achieved distinction in their professional field.

Online Nomination Information & Form                  Printable Nomination Information & Form
Nominations due Friday June 27, 2014

For more information, please contact the NDSU Alumni Association at 800-279-8971 or e-mail Marilyn Doeden at marilyn@ndsualumni.com.


Past Alumni Achievement Award Recipients  

2014
Garry Higdem
Sandy Fiechtner

2013
Terry J. Hanson
Gloria J. Mostad Stables, Ph.D., R.D.

2012
Barry Batcheller
Gilman E. Rud

2011
William P. Brown
Dan Noble

2010
No Awards

2009
Darryle Schoepp

2008
Claude Christianson
Janet Gilsdorf

2007
Larry Ellingson
George T. Gillies

2006
Dr. Raymond R Allmaras
Ronald O. Bergan
John R. Klai

2005
Lucy Calautti
Carl Larson
Dr. Patricia Dodge Stocker

2004
Don Laskowski
Dr. Thomas P. Moyer

2003
Dr. Larissa “Lauri” Grunig
General Charles F. “Chuck” Wald

2002
Ann B. Ludwig Whiting
Dr. Tucker W.. LeBien

2001
Melvern K. Anderson
Ronald J. Holecek
Eugene J. Nicholas
Rear Admiral (Ret.)
Fred G. Paavola

2000
Dr. Ian B. Edwards
Mary Ann Tucker

1999
David W. Bernauer
Dr. Susan J. Crockett
Dr. Allen L. Van Beek

1998
Kathryn A. Dean
Alta M. Engstrom
Michael E. Hanson

1997
Kerry L. Hawkins
Dr. Rod J. Rohrich

1996
James R. Dawson
Paul A. Johnsgard
John E. Miller

1995
Major General
Eldon Joersz
Morlan W. Nelson
Ronald G. Olson
Karen J. Schneider

1994
Robert H. Johansen
Velva E. Rudd

1993
Philip E. Austin
Carol A. Disrud
James W. Taylor

1992
Noel Estenson
Irene Olson Glass
Conrad J. 'Bud' Weiser

1991
Myron Johnsrud
Darrol Schroeder
John Wold

1990
Chester Reiten
Margaret Dullea Simko
Robert W. Heller

1989
Mancur Olson
John R. Dahl
Brenda L. Youness
Art Bunker
Mart R. Vogel

1988
Donald E. Horne
Ralph L. Welken
Donald D. Meyers

1987
Douglas J. Burgum
Marie Carlson Jones
Bruce N. Kasson

1986
Alf Clausen
Robert Challey

1985
Warren Diederich
Raymond Schnell

1984
Keith Bjerke
Wayne Gustafson
Leland Stenehjem

1983
Royal R. Berstler
Sam C. Kalainov
Jerry Lester

1982
The Rev. Dr. Henry H. Presler
George W. Rulon

1981
Peder A. Nystuen
Stanley W. Bale
Ken McIntyre
Helen Fredrickson Williams

1980
Clifford C. Rothrock
Douglas K. Schnell
Daniel K. Sewell

1979
Earl Chase
Jean Mason Guy
Darrell Dahl
Gerald W. McCoy
Kyle Miller
Russell Weiser

1978
Vincent Buck
Robert Dawson
Mercedes Morris
Garmond Schurr

1977
William D. Snyder
William J. Grosz
Anne Stegner
LaVern A. Freeh

1976
John McCormick
Max Retzlaff
Donna Holcomb Myers
R.M. Davis

1975
James F. Coleman
Eugene R. Dahl
Gordon K. Gray
Reinert O. M. Grutle
Lewis P. Larson
Edna S. Strand

1974
Beverly Barbour
Gordon Brandes
Robert Owens
John Quistgard
Robert Reimers
Matilda B. Thompson

1973
Henry R. Peterson
Col. Alexander Macdonald
Roland F. Harding
John F. Lynch
James O. Leet
Ray Douglas
Byron D. Jackson

1972
Dr. Robert O. Brandenburg
Maxine Rustad Thorson
Irwin Rector
J.E. 'Joe' Halbeisen
George A. Nichols
Paul M. Gallagher

1971
Clark Jenkins
Katherine Kilbourne Burgum
Harold E. Spitzer
Richard C. Hilden

1970
Marquerite Olson Tollefson
Raymond Eugene Blanco
Maurice M. Benidt
Clarence Dragert

1969
Shirley Brua McGillicuddy
Wilfred Plath
Mike Hurdelbrink
Dan Baillie
Robert L. Perkins

1968
Evelyn Morrow Lebedeff
Ansul U. Suckerman
Mel T. Ulteig

1967
Ruth Barrett Dunn
Burke H. Critchfield
Mark Andrews
Rudolph Brunsvold
Ordner S. Trom

1966
Albert Doerr
Robert N. Faiman
C. Warner Litten
Ray Schnell
Wendell H. Slabaugh
Edna Sommerfeld

1965
Col. Orville E. Bloch
Eugene Fitzgerald
Adrian C. Fox
Lawrence B. Hall
Dr. Howard H. Hegbar
Mrs. Elsie Stark Martin
James W. Moore
Sen. Milton R. Young

1964
Earl Bute
Harold A. Chloupek
William F. Kneeland
Jeanne Paris

1963
Dr. Wilbur M. Benson
Dr. Kent E. Darrow
Gov. William L. Guy
Dr. Harold G. Halcrow

1962
Walter A. Davidson
Gilmore T. Schjeldahl
Col. Richard F. Weltzin

1961
Miss Boletha Frojen
Dr. Forrest M. Swisher
Cyril H. Arnold
Karl Oveson

1960
J. Allen Clark
Lyle W. Phillips
Vernon O. Trygstad
Mrs. Mary Darrow Weible

1959
P.L. Foss
Admiral H.G Hanson
Harold Schafer
Dr. David H. Sonquist

1958
Gen. Verne J. McCaul
Milo W. Hoisveen

1957
Dr. Jorgen Birkeland
Dr. Patrick H. Costello

1956
Clarence Jensen
Edwin Traynor

1955
No Awards

1954
A.M. Christensen
Paul Horn
Robert B. Reed
L.R. Waldron

1953
Mrs. Jessamine S. Burgum
P.J. Donnelly
Dr. Carl Hofstrand

1952
Bernard Meinecke
Harold Bachman