UAH 2014 Alumni of Achievement Awards set

Alumni of Achievement Awards

Huntsville, Ala. (July 31, 2014) — The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Alumni Association will honor and celebrate the achievements of alumni on Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Annual Alumni Association Meeting and Alumni of Achievement Awards Presentation.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m., and will be held in the Wilson Hall Auditorium, on the UAH campus. The awards presentation is free to attend, and the dress is business-casual attire. An RSVP is requested to assist with planning the program, please respond to 2014 Alumni Annual Meeting RSVP.

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.  A committee selects the winners from nominations made by alumni, faculty, and friends.

"UAH graduates are contributing to the world around us every day and having amazing success doing so. The UAH Alumni Association continues to delight in honoring the accomplishments of our alumni. In true spirit of the Alumni of Achievement Award, this year's recipients are distinguished both personally and professionally in their respective fields and are shining examples of the high standards of UAH," said Rachel Osby, Senior Director of Alumni Relations and Executive Director of the UAH Alumni Association.

2014 UAH Alumni of Achievement Award recipients are:

Mark Crosswhite ('84, BA History) President and CEO, Alabama Power Company
Stephanie Hyatt ('96, BA English, '07 MA English) Lead Teacher, Huntsville City Schools
Daniel Schumacher ('91 MS Engineering, '05 Ph.D Engineering Systems) Director of Science and Technology, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

At the event, all alumni will also be invited to vote on the 2014-2015 slate of Alumni Association Officers and new Board members as part of the Alumni Association's Annual business meeting.

The Alumni of Achievement Award was created in 2001 as part of the university's 50 years of class celebration. For more information on the Alumni of Achievement Awards event, please contact Rachel Osby at 256.824.6549 or email:

For more information, contact:
Joyce Anderson-Maples

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