Alumni and Community Relations

Young Alumnus Award

The Young Alumnus Award is presented at the Homecoming Banquet to recognize a younger alumnus who is distinguishing him/herself through community involvement, profession, or service to Southern Utah University.

Past Recipients

2018    Rhett Guter ('10)
2017    Crystal Sekaquaptewa ('10)
2016    Brooke Ulrich ('04 & '07)
2015    Micah Paul Keith ('06)
2014    Grant Smith ('05)
2013    Jasen Wade Nielsen (’01)
2012    Jamie Shaw (’96)
2011    Thomas Burr (’02)
2010    Justin Harding (’00)
2009    Nate Esplin (’98)
2008    Jill Stevens Shepherd (’07)
2007    Garrett Gunderson (’02)
2006    Mechelle Mellor (’94)
2005    Sandra Lord Thomas (’98)
            Kristian J. Olsen (’00)
2004    Steven Messer (’94)
            Natalie Coombs Pfleger (’92)
2003    Mark Russell (’74)
2002    Darin Bird (’89)