WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, leaders from across the country will be honored at the Georgetown University Alumni Association (GUAA) Awards Banquet in Washington, D.C., with an Alumni Service Recognition Award. Selected by GUAA's Board of Governors, these awards recognize Georgetown University alumni for their professional achievements and outstanding service to the Georgetown community.
"This year's estimable Alumni Service Award honorees embody our mission and advance our value of commitment to service," said Bill Reynolds, executive director, Georgetown University Alumni Association. "Our Board of Governors was inspired by their significant professional accomplishments and dedication to developing the next generation of students and alumni around the globe."
- Elias Schulze of Tyler, Texas, and Eileen Shields-West of Washington, D.C., will receive the 1820 Graduate Award for outstanding leadership and service by graduate alumni to their fellow alumni;
- Thomas Kadar of Haddonfield, N.J., will receive the Apollonian Alumni Award for demonstrated exceptional efforts on behalf of the alumni of the School of Dentistry;
- Jenifer Aventuro Luck of Potomac, Md., Andrea Giacometti of Arlington, Va., Daphne Keshishian of Potomac, Md. and Charles Melone, Jr. of New York, N.Y., will all receive the Founders Alumni Award, named for the founders of the Georgetown University School of Medicine and conferred upon notable alumni of the medical school;
- Frank Ciatto of Bethesda, Md., will receive the Reed Alumni Award, an honor conferred upon one member of the GUAA Board of Governors during the most recently completed fiscal year;
- Robert Barone of Mendham, N.J., and Stephen Cashin of Washington, D.C., will receive the William Gaston Alumni Award, which recognizes outstanding service by undergraduate alumni, who have exhibited leadership across many activities such as alumni clubs, class programs or participation in other Georgetown University activities; and
- Trae Stephens of San Francisco, Calif., will receive the Young Alumni Service Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership and service of a Georgetown undergraduate alumnus prior to his or her 15th reunion year.
About Georgetown University Alumni Association
Founded in 1881, the Georgetown University Alumni Association (GUAA) has grown to include more than 185,000 alumni from all 50 states and more than 160 countries. Its mission is to generate goodwill and support for the University and to foster a lifelong connection among alumni, the alma mater and the global Georgetown community. GUAA contributions are evident across campuses and schools. Alumni Association programs facilitate networking with fellow alumni and help establish social, service, and career opportunities around the world. For more information and to connect with GUAA, visit our website and find us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
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