2019 Alumni of Achievement Award Winners


Congratulations to the 2019 Honorees!

Mr. Xavier Baldwin

Dr. Xavier Baldwin, Outstanding Young Alumni of Achievement

Surgery Resident, University of North Carolina Hospital

BS Biological Sciences ‘12

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Dr. Valentin Korman

Dr. Valentin Korman, Alumni of Achievement

CEO, K Sciences

MS Physics ’99

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Ms. Carey Link

Ms. Carey Link, Alumni of Achievement

Poet & Advocate for Disability Awareness

BA Psychology ‘08

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Dr. Denise Rowe

Dr. Denise Rowe, Alumni of Achievement

Nurse Practitioner, Department of Veterans Affairs, Southern Nevada Healthcare System

DNP ‘17

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Mrs. Tasheria Patterson Small

Mrs. Tasheria Patterson Small, Alumni of Achievement

Professional Development Specialist, Huntsville City Schools

BA Elementary Education ‘11

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Mr. Taso Sofikitis

Mr. Taso Sofikitis, Alumni of Achievement

CEO & President, Maynards Industries

BS Business Administration ‘96

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Mr. Tim Thornton

Mr. Tim Thornton, Alumni of Achievement

CEO & President, nLogic, Inc.

BS Engineering ’86
MS Engineering ‘94

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Alumni of Achievement Award

The Alumni of Achievement Award is the highest honor bestowed by the UAH Alumni Association. The award recognizes graduates who have distinguished themselves professionally and personally and who exemplify the high standards of UAH. Winners are selected by a committee from nominations made by alumni, faculty, and friends.

The Alumni of Achievement Award was created in 2001 as part of the university's 50 years of class celebration.

Nominate an alumnus/alumna for a 2020 Alumni of Achievement Award

* Nominations may be submitted between January 2 and February 29 to be considered for the 2020 award.

Criteria Nomination Form


Outstanding Young Alumni of Achievement Award

The Outstanding Young Alumni of Achievement Award is one of the highest honors bestowed by the UAH Alumni Association. Created in 2018, the award is presented to a UAH alumnus/alumna who is 40 years of age or younger. The recipient must have shown outstanding achievement in his/her profession or field, demonstrated exemplary service to the community, and supported the university in meaningful ways.

Nominate an alumnus/alumna for the 2020 Outstanding Young Alumni of Achievement Award

* Nominations may be submitted between January 2 and February 29 to be considered for the 2020 award.

Criteria Nomination Form