Centennial Perspectives

People: Distinguished Alumni

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes a graduate of Bowling Green State University who has gained national or international distinction and whose accomplishments reflect positively upon the university.

Distinguished Alumni Award 

1960 Eva Marie Saint 1987 Gordon A. Vehar
1960 Paul Woodring 1988 John Durniak
1961 Kermit Long 1989 Linda Wagner-Martin
1962 Darwin L. Mayfield 1990 Aris (Bop) Mallas
1963 Earl Brooks 1991 Ruth Otte
1964 Clifford A. Stevenson 1992 Arnold Rampersad
1965 Isabelle Taylor 1993 Crystal Ellis
1966 Thomas Conway 1994 Fred Bauer
1967 Charles F. Kurfess 1995 Jerry R. May
1970 William L. Gaines 1996 Richard H. Hagemeyer
1971 Nick J. Mileti 1997 Frank Dick
1972 Kempton B. Jenkins 1998 Dorothy  Tucker
1973 Hiroko Nakamoto 1999 Ben Williams
1974 Carroll W. Cheek 2000 Ralph Wolfe
1975 Charles E. Perry 2001 Gen. John N. Abrams
1976 David B. Anderson 2002 Betty Montgomery
1977 Jimmy Light 2003 Dr. Thomas Greene
1978 Theodore Reyman 2004 Steven L. Weber
1979 Bernie Casey 2005 Dr. Thomas Goutierre
1980 Walter Bartlett 2006 Ginger S. Kathrens
1980 Otto Schoeppler 2007 Brian Leaver
1981 Keith Trowbridge 2008 James Pickens, Jr.
1982 Ashel Bryan 2009  
1983 James R. Good 2010  
1984 Major General Niles J. Fulwyler 2011  
1985 William E. Evans 2012  
1986 John M. Swihart 2013