UNO Homer L. Hitt Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

2016 Distinguished Alumni Gala
Left to right: John Nicklow, Jay Zainey, Don Landry, Clancy Dubos,Harold Heno, Mark Romig, Jim Tucker, Peggy Scott Laborde, Tim Ryan, Susan Hess, Mike Flick, Bobby Savoie, Errol Laborde; Gary Solomon

Awardees

Presented annually by the UNO International Alumni Association, the Homer L. Hitt Distinguished Alumni Award honors alumni whose accomplishments distinguish them in their fields, reflecting credit upon UNO and on alumni who have contributed significant service to their communities and to UNO.  Distinguished alumni are selected by a committee of former award recipients.

2016 Mark C. Romig (BS Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Administration '78)
2015 Roy A. Glapion, P.E. (BS Civil Engineering '87)
2014 Newell D. Normand (BS Business Administration '88)
2013 Robert A. "Bobby" Savoie  (Ph.D. Engineering & Applied Science '09)
2012 Jay C. Zainey, Jr. (BS Accounting '73)
2011 Peggy Scott (BA Political Science '75) & Errol Laborde (MA Political Science '71, Ph.D. Political Science '83)
2010 Joel T. Chaisson, II (BS Business Administration '80) & James "Jim" Tucker (BS Finance '86)
2009 Kim L. Bondy (BA Drama & Communications '88, MBA '09)
2008 James B. “Jim” Letten (BA Drama & Communications '76)
2007 Gregory C. Rigamer (MS Urban Studies '74)
2006 Walter J. Boasso (BS Management '83)
2005 Allan B. Colley (BA Philosophy '71)
2004 Edward “Rocky” W. Kolb (BS Physics '73)
2003 Clarence J. "Clancy" DuBos, III (BA History '76)
2002 Bartholomew F. Palmisano, Sr. (MS Accounting '86)
2001 Dr. D. James Miller (MS Chemistry '65)
2000 Gary N. Solomon (BA Business Administration '71)
1999 Donald J. Landry (BS Management '71)
1998 Gary B. Froeba (BS Management '71)
1997 Thomas M. Kitchen (BS Accounting '69, MBA '71)
1996 Jim Clark (BS Physics '70, MS Physics '71)
1995 Michael A. Flick (BS Finance '70)
1994 Mario Villa (BA Anthropology '77)
1993 Joseph P. Raspanti (BS General Science '79)
1992 Melinda B. Schwegmann (BA Elementary Education '69)
1991 Michael J. Kettenring (BA Government '66)
1990 Harold J. Heno, Jr. (BA History '74)
1989 David R. Sherman (BA Business Administration '74)
1988 Susan O. Hess (BA English '67)
1987 Timothy P. Ryan (BA Economics '71)
1986 James J. Donelon (BA Political Science '67)