Past Recipients — Citation or Alumni Achievement

The Citation, inaugurated in 1949, is presented at each UNO commencement. The association’s highest honor, it encompasses career achievement, community service, involvement in business and professional associations, and fidelity to the university.

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1949
Stanton W. Salisbury

1950
Margueritte Harmon Bro

1951
William L. Shearer

1952
Adolph J. Schneider

1953
W. Robert Jenkins

1954
L. Joe Arenas

1955
Roman L. Hruska

1956
George Pardee

1957
Glenn C. Cunningham

1958
Alfred J. Eggers Jr.

1959
Helen F. Hansen

1960
William H. Thompson

1961
Thresa Clark

1963
N. Murray Longworth

1967
William D. Brodbeck
Joe Hanna
Lawrence B. Rohde
Gordon Severa

1968
Jay L. Beecroft
Oldham Paisley
Milton Wolsky

1969
Jerome F. Kutak
Frank Mansell
Carl Palmquist

1970
J. Donald Butler
Oliver W. Hasselblad
J. Westbrook McPherson

1972
Einar Viren

1973
Richard T. Burress
Robert W. Turner

1974
Robert Brown
James P. Duff
J.J. Exon
Ruth King Soloman

1975
Gary Penisten
Don D. Pittmann
Eugene L. Step

1976
John W. Madden Jr.
Sharon Gidley Marvin
Stan L. McClellan

1977
Robert G. Cunningham
Bryce Poe II
Herbert Sklenar

1978
Robert W. Bell
Edward C. Binder
Elmer Rhoden
Ralph Shaw

1979
Jerry R. Curry
John Estabrook
Patricia J. Matson

1980
Joann ”Jody“ Fike
Frank Menolascino
James P. Mullins
Raymond R. Nelson

1981
John S. Holland
John R. Maenner
Thomas M. Ryan

1971
Margaret Fischer
Howard Sorensen
Norman Sorensen

1982
D. Nick Caporale
Mary Caritas
Samuel Leftwich

1983
A. Mort Crim
Harvey L. Hayes
Robert L. Matthews

1984
John C. Gaffney
C. Mickey Skinner

1985
Robert M. Spire
F. Thomas Starkweather
Wanda M. Wollert

1986
Daniel L. Dienstbier
Barbara Evans Markuson

1987
R. Craig Hoenshell
Ruth Randall
John Schuchart

1988
George F. Haddix
R. Michael Moran
Kenneth L. Peek Jr.

1989
Chuck Hagel
Mary Dean Hunt Harvey
Sheila Anne Ryan

1990
Donald O. Aldridge
Ronald J. Burns
Lynn L. Phares
James N. Skinner

1991
Charles D. Platt
Ree Schonlau
Alfred G. Thomsen

1992
Lawrence Comine Jr.
Bernice Stephens Dodd
David Sokol

1993
Fred Petersen
Charles Schmid

1994
Robert Hemenway
Margaret Lehning
Stephen Wild

1995
Margaret Robinson
Joe Edmonson
Nancy L. O’Brien
Rod Rhoden

1996
Clifford H. Hollestelle
Michael Kudlacz
Fran Flairty Marshall

1997
Tal Anderson
Connie Claussen
Mike Hill
Stephen Roberts

1998
Kenneth M. Bird
Howard Hawks
Michael McLarney
Carol Schrader
Johnnie Wilson

1999
Richard E. Collins
Kathleen Dodge
Jack Koraleski

2000
Russell C. Davis
Lawrence D. King
Patricia A. Lamberty
John E. Nahas

2001
Paul Bryant
Mike DeFreece
Paula Glissman
John Mackiel
Charles Marr

2002
James Zadina
Rodrigo Lopez
Karrin Allyson Schoonover
John Hancock

2003
Leonard de Barros
Steve Martin
EvaJon Sperling
Daniel K. O’Neill

2004
Guinter Kahn
Richard H. Christie
Robert C. Dahlquist

2005
Thomas H. Warren Sr.
Winnie L. Callahan
James R. Young

2006
Michael D. Jones
Mike Denney
Magdalena A. García

2007
Timothy D. Hart
Robert L. Whitehouse
Richard D. Holland

2008
John E. Christensen
Sally Ganem
John A. Jeter

2009
Lloyd E. Roitstein
Dennis J. Duffy
Lori L. Hogan

2010
J. Terrence Haney
Robert Batt

2011
Katherine L. English
Laurie S. Fulton
Mark E. Grieb
Paul G. Smith

2012
Robert P. Houston
James W. Freeman
Penny Parker

2013
Gail DeBoer
Gary Johnson
Ron Withem

2014
Penny Sackett
Viv & John Ewing
Kevin Munro

2015
Pete Festersen
LaVonne Kopecky Plambeck

2016
Mary Lou Chapek
John L. Morgan
Barbara Weitz