Honoring Top Alumni

Nine University of Wisconsin Oshkosh alumni from Canada to Florida received Alumni Association awards during Homecoming 2010 in October.

For their professional and civic accomplishments, five alumni received the association’s highest award — the Distinguished Alumni Award: Alan Hobson ’82, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Col. Carolyn Jolitz ’84, of Elizabethtown, Ky.; Gwendolyn Kelly ’74, of Bentonville, Ark.; Jeff Marks ’77, of Oshkosh; and Thomas Oleson ’63, of Dunedin, Fla.

Recipients of the Outstanding Young Alumni Award — given for professional and civic accomplishments and future promise to those who have graduated within the past 15 years  — included John Feld ’00, of Milwaukee; Brenda Hicks-Sorensen ’98, of Malone; Jeffrey LaVicka ’99, of Morgantown, W. Va.; and Jamal Scott ’97, of Naperville, Ill.

Read more about the 2010 award winners in the Alumni Pride section of the alumni website.

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  • tom is one hell of an individual

  • tom oleson is the best in all he is and does

  • Congratulations! You have done some wonderful things and are very deserving. I can only imagine the many lives you have touched–and changed for the better. I hope life has been good to you.