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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.

 

 2022 Alumni of Achievement Award Nomination

* Nominations will open January 31 and close March 31 to be considered for the 2022 awards. Then all nominations will be submitted to be reviewed by the Selection Committee through the Alumni Association Board of Directors.

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.

 

2022 Outstanding Young Alumni of Achievement Award Nomination

* Nominations will open January 31 and close March 31 to be considered for the 2022 awards. Then all nominations will be submitted to be reviewed by the Selection Committee through the Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Criteria Nomination Form

Congratulations to the 2021 Honorees!

Angela D. Curry

Ms. Angela D. Curry, Alumni of Achievement

BA Political Science 2000

Founder and Executive Director, United Women of Color Huntsville, Configuration Management Analyst at Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Paul N. Galloway

Mr. Paul N. Galloway, Alumni of Achievement

BS Chemical Engineering ’83, MS Mechanical Engineering ’90

Senior Systems Engineer/Subject Matter Expert, Teledyne Brown Engineering

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Denise Gardner

Dr. Denise “Dee Dee” Gardner, Alumni of Achievement

BS Nursing ’01, MS Nursing ’02, DNP ’09, Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate ’11

Nurse Practitioner, Cullman Regional Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, P.C.

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Josh Magette

Mr. Josh Magette, Alumni of Achievement

Business Administration ’12

Professional basketball player for the Tasmania JackJumpers, Australian National Basketball League Former NBA Player, playing for the Orlando Magic and Atlanta Hawks

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Shery Welsh

Dr. Shery Welsh, Alumni of Achievement

Ph.D. Materials Science ’14

Director, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)

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Destin Sandlin

Mr. Destin Sandlin, Outstanding Young Alumni of Achievement

MS Mechanical Engineering ’11, Propulsion Research Center Graduate

Creator and Host, Smarter Every Day

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