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Drake to honor five outstanding alumni

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Five Drake University alumni will be recognized for their career accomplishments and loyalty to the university at the annual Drake Alumni Awards Dinner on Saturday, May 16. 

The event, which is open to Drake alumni and friends, will begin with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and the program at 7 p.m. in Parents Hall in Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave. Cost is $25 per person.  

The award winners, who were selected by Drake’s National Alumni Association, are listed below: 

  • Jennifer Jacobs Henderson, JO’90 — Young Alumni Achievement Award
  • Carrie Blumenfeld, JO’00 — Young Alumni Loyalty Award
  • Bill Bryson, LA’77 — Alumni Achievement Award
  • Joan Behrendt Middleton, ED’63, GR’77 — Alumni Loyalty Award
  • Richard Hartig, PH’73, GR’81 — Distinguished Service Award

Contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Programs at 515-271-2500 for more details on the awards dinner.