The Summit Awards ceremony is held on Thursday evening of Homecoming Week and is designed to honor volunteers of WKU. This dinner program provides WKU with an opportunity to express gratitude to those who unselfishly give their time and resources to the University.
During the event, alumni chapters and alumni volunteers receive awards for their service to WKU. The highlight of the night is the presentation of three Distinguished Service Medals, which recognize the top University volunteers.
Previous Distinguished Service Medal Recipients include:
2001 - John Grider, Robert Kelly, Don Vitale
2002 - Jerry Baker, Kevin Brooks, Jim Scott
2003 - Lowell Guthrie, Romanza Johnson, Pete Mahurin
2004 - Donna Harmon, Suzanne Vitale, Finley Woodard
2005 - Frank Conley, John and Linda Kelly, Col. Greg Lowe
2006 - Clarence Glover, James N. Johnson, Forrest Roberts
2007 - Chuck Clark, Belle Lady Hunt, Leo Peckenpaugh
2008 - Tom Caudill, John Oldham, David Roberts
2009 - Richard "Dick" Frockt, Lee and Margo Grace, Mark Marsh
2010 - David G. Chandler, Gary Hairlson, Howard Pincus
Spirit of Distinction Alumni Chapters
Barren County Alumni Chapter
Central Kentucky Alumni Chapter
Greater Louisville Alumni Chapter
Heartland Alumni Chapter
Music City Alumni Chapter
Warren County Alumni Chapter
2010 Alum of the Year
2010 Young Alum of the Year
To nominate a "Volunteer of the Year", click here
To nominate an individual for "Young Alum of the Year", click here.
To nominate an individual for "Alum of the Year", click here.