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Alumni Association

Awards & Scholarships

Award of Excellence Winners

2011: Marco A. Hernendez

2010: Vickie Chamberlain

2009: Ron DeVolder

2006: Jerry Girod

2004: Lane Shetterly

2003: John Purdy

2002: Edmund "Butch" Brodie

2001: Brook MacNamara

2000: Mary and Rindy Ross

1999: Robert Slawson

2012 Alumni Award of Excellence Nominees are being accepted now!

Each year the Alumni Association recognizes and honors an ONS/OCE/WOSC/WOU

alumnus or alumna who has made significant contributions to society and whose past accomplishments and career have brought credit to the university.


The measure of a university's distinction and influence is reflected in the achievements of its former students. This award not only honors our former students, it spotlights the accomplishments of WOU and thereby increases the pride in our alma mater by all associated with the university.


Any alumnus, faculty, or staff member may place a name in nomination.


To place a name in consideration


  • Click the link on the awards and Scholarships tab above to submit a nominee online!


  • download the nomination form by clicking here. Mail the form along with your letter of nomination to :

    WOU Alumni

    Attn: The Cottage

    345 N. Monmouth Ave.

    Monmouth, OR 97361

    The Nomination Deadline will be on March 23rd




Legacy Scholarship Recipients

2007/08: Trevor Hollingsworth

2006/07: Michael Petrovich

2005/06: Nerea Hofman

2004/05: Natalie Brown

2003/04: Robert Morin

2002/03: Catherine Pantovich

2001/02: Heather Maxwell

Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship

Do you know a student who would benefit from a scholarship? Applicants must be referred by you, a current member of the WOU Alumni Association.


The Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship for a current or future WOU student who demonstrates merit. "Merit" includes academic achievement and/or participation in extracurricular activities. For more information, download the Legacy Scholarship application.



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