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Young Alumnus Award


The Young Alumnus Award is given to an alumnus/a who is 30 years of age or younger and has shown great promise in his or her professional field and/or volunteered considerable time to TFAS or community service.  The recipient of this award embodies the values, ideals and potential of an alumnus/a of one of the TFAS programs.


  • The recipient must be an alumnus/a of at least one TFAS program.
  • The recipient must be 30 years of age or younger.
  • The recipient should show great promise or have identifiable accomplishments in his or her chosen profession or has exemplified a commitment to TFAS through fundraising, recruitment of students or volunteering his or her time to further the mission of the organization.
  • The recipient must be able to attend the award ceremony.

Past recipients include:

  • Mary Ellen Beatty (IPJ 05)
  • Andrew Christianson (IBGA 04, AIPE 05)
  • Lauren Crawford (ICPES 04)
  • Rodney Hughes (ICPES 04, IIPES 05)
  • Remley Johnson (ICPES 11)
  • Mercedes Stephenson (IPJ 02)
  • Alissa Swango (IPJ 00, IIPES 02)
  • Jessica Taylor (IPJ 05)
  • Will Weatherford (IBGA 02)