Alumni of Achievement Award

2017 Alumni of Achievement Award Winners

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.


Congratulations to the 2017 Alumni of Achievement Award Honorees!

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2017 Alumni of Achievement

Mr. John W. Harrison

Mr. John W. Harrison

Attorney at Law, John Wyly Harrison

B.A. History '71

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Mr. John H. Honeycutt, Jr.

Mr. John H. Honeycutt, Jr.

Space Launch System Program Manager, NASA

B.S. Mechanical Engineering '90

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Dr. Everett K. Roper

Dr. Everett K. Roper

Assistant Product Manager/Launcher & Test Set Principal Engineer, U.S. Army

Ph.D. Industrial & Systems Engineering '09
M.S. Industrial & Systems Engineering '08
M.S. Computer Science '97
B.S. Electrical Engineering '93

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Mr. Sheldon A. Wolitski

Mr. Sheldon A. Wolitski

CEO & Founder, The Select Group

B.S. Business Administration '96

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Past Alumni of Achievement Honorees

View list of past Alumni of Achievement Honorees


Nominate an alumnus for a 2018 Alumni of Achievement Award

* Nominations may be submitted between January 2, 2018, and February 28, 2018, to be considered for the 2018 award.


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 for the 2018 Outstanding Young Alumni of Achievement Award

* Nominations may be submitted between January 2, 2018, and February 28, 2018, to be considered for the 2018 award.