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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 ’05
  • Andrew Christianson ’04, ’05
  • Lauren Crawford ’04
  • Rodney Hughes ’04, ’05
  • Remley Johnson ’11
  • Mercedes Stephenson ’02
  • Alissa Swango ’00, ’02
  • Jessica Taylor ’05
  • Will Weatherford ’02
  • Kari Travis ’12, Novak ’18
  • Aubree Weaver ’11