Distinguished Alumni Awards
2022 Viterbo University alumni award winners
Six of the nine winners of 2022 Viterbo University Distinguished Alumni Awards took part in person at the Oct. 7 awards ceremony. Pictured here are, from left, Jed Barton, Elizabeth (Eckert) Maher, Rebecca (Arndt) Crecente, Viterbo President Rick Trietley, Donna (Role) Nelson, Libby Weber, and Mark Gruen.

Distinguished Alumni Award winners are people who demonstrate Viterbo's mission of faithful service and ethical leadership in their everyday lives. These alumni embody Viterbo’s core values:

  • Contemplation, reflecting upon the presence of God in our lives and work;
  • Hospitality, welcoming everyone we encounter as an honored guest;
  • Integrity, striving for honesty in everything we say and do;
  • Stewardship, practicing responsible use of all resources in our trust; and
  • Service, working for the common good in the spirit of humility and joy.

If you know someone deserving of this recognition, please let us know. Nominations for the 2023 awards will be accepted through March 1, 2023. 

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Recipients 1967 to present

2022 Award Winners

2022 Viterbo University alumni award winners

 

Watch the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony


2021 Award Winners

2021 Viterbo University alumni awards

 

Watch the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony


2020 Award Winners

2020 Viterbo University alumni award winners

 


2019 Award Winners

2019 Viterbo University Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

 


2018 Award Winners

2018 alumni award winners

 


2017 Award Winners

2017 alumni award winners

 


2016 Award Winners

2016 alumni award winners

 


2015 Award Winners

2015 alumni award winners

 


 

 2014 Award Winners

2014 Viterbo University alumni award winners
 

2013 Award Winners

2013 Viterbo University alumni award winners

 


2012 Award Winners

2012 Viterbo University alumni award winners

 


2011 Award Winners

2011 Viterbo University alumni award winners

 


2010 Viterbo University alumni award winners

 

2010 Award Winners


2009 Viterbo University alumni award winners

 

2009 Award Winners


 

2008 Viterbo University alumni award winners

 

2008 Award Winners


2007 Viterbo alumni award winners

 

2007 Award Winners


2006 Award Winners

  • Matt Boehler '98 - Young Alumni Award
  • Patti Jo Severson '78 - Community Service
  • Gregory Lind '76 - Professional Development
  • Mary (Sendelbach) Dudley '76 - Franciscan Spirit

2005 Award Winners

  • Sr. Antona Schedlo '65 - Community Service
  • Barbara Winters '99 - Professional Development
  • Earl Madary '88 (d) - Franciscan Spirit

2004 Award Winners

  • Shane Peper '98 - Young Alumni Award
  • Rose Robacker '53 (d) - Service to the Community
  • Mary Ann Wetterling '90 - Service to the Community

2003 Award Winners

  • Kimberly (Sloane) Adams '93 - Outstanding Young Alumni
  • Rose Kreutz '66, '82 - Community Service
  • Jeanette Hertges '85 - Professional Development

2002 Award Winners

  • Scott Krueger '95 - Outstanding Young Alumni
  • Therese Amel '76 - Service to the University
  • Valerie Jackson Jones '76 - Community Service
  • Anna Dolores Balderamos Garcia '79 - Professional Development

2001 Award Winners

  • Christopher Parr '89 - Professional Development
  • Kathryn (Sullivan) Larson '56 - Professional Development
  • Carole Plante '66 - Community Service
  • S. Marie Leon LaCroix, FSPA '45 (d) - Service to the University

2000 Award Winners

  • Meg Buchner '93 - Young Alumni Award
  • Barbara Hundt '76 - Professional Development
  • Virginia Lukasek '75 (d) - Service to the College

1999
  • Shelly Lamb-Vosen '80 - Service to the College
  • Theresa Richards '73 - Professional Development
  • Michael Peplinski '96 - Young Alumni Award
1998
  • S. Marlene Weisenbeck, FSPA '67 - Service to the College
  • Kristine (Koetting) Campbell '74 - Professional Development
  • Sue Schmitt '69 - Educational Achievement
1997
  • Larry Winter '88 - Outstanding Young Alumni
  • Richard Deyo '83 - Service to the College
  • Margaret Grenisen '80 - Professional Development
  • Nola Jo Starling-Ratliff '74 - Community Service
  • Rosalbo Bueno-Osawa '61 - Educational Achievement
1996
  • David Stoeffler '81 - Professional Development
  • Connie White Delaney '75 - Educational Achievement
  • S. Joyce Bantle, FSPA '59 (d) - Service to the College
  • Theresa Myers-McHenry '55 - Community Service
1995
  • Monica Dixon '85 - Outstanding Young Alumni
  • Kristine Larson Clark '78 - Educational Achievement
  • Joseph Kotnour '75 - Professional Achievement & Community Service
  • S. Bernyne Stark, FSPA (d) - Honorary Alumna
1994
  • Barbara Weber '69 - Professional Development
  • S. Nancy Lafferty, FSPA '58 - Community Service
  • Mary (Maney) Morgan '54 (d) - Service to the College
1993
  • John Snyder '84 - Outstanding Young Alumni
  • S. Helen Elsbernd, FSPA '65 - Professional Development
  • Darlene (Eberhardt) Wolfe '69 (d) - Community Service
1992
  • James Ames '82 - Outstanding Young Alumnus
  • Kathleen (Pattison) Roberg '74 - Community Service
  • Margaret Colleran '73 - Community Service
  • Patricia (Majarrez) Hoch '69 - Professional Development
  • S. Louisella Froehle, FSPA '47 (d) - Service to the College
1991
  • Lucy (Runde) Canaday '84 - Outstanding Young Alumna
  • Jane Kirschling '80 - Educational Achievement
  • Harold Holler '77 - Professional Development
  • Sandra (Reget) Holter '70 - Community Service
  • S. Jeanice Lohman, FSPA '42 (d) - Service to the College
1990
  • Linda (Balgord) Fenton '82 - Outstanding Young Alumna Award
  • Paul Krystofiak '80 - Educational Achievement
  • Joseph (Gauss) Paulauskis '78 - Professional Development
  • A. Diane Moeller '62 - Service to the College
  • Annette (Duren) Scherbert '61 - Community Service
1989
1988
  • Janice Bahr '65 - Professional Achievement
  • Lois (Liston) Durall '56 - La Crosse Community Service
  • Mary (Burke) Christianson '79 - Young Alumna Award
  • Ray "Pinky" Barton (d) - Honorary Award for Years of Service to Student Life
1987
  • Mary Lu Gerke '74 - Service in Professional Work
  • S. Celestine Cepress, FSPA (d) - Honorary Alumna Award
1983
  • Cyrilla Barr '56 (d) - Outstanding Alumna
  • Paula (Ripple) Comin '55 (d) - Alumni Service - Community
  • S. Rose Rita Collingon, FSPA '51 (d) - Alumni Service - Religious
1982
  • Elizabeth (Harrison) Metcalfe '82 - Outstanding Senior Alumni Service Award for Service to the VCAA & La Crosse Area
  • Bonnie (Benzing) Pfaff '73 - Outstanding Ambassador Award - Recruiting
  • S. Doris Murphy, OSB '66 (d) - Alumni Service Award - Religious
1976
  • S. Riccarda Moseley, FSPA '43 (d) - Distinguished Alumna Award
  • Janet Linderbaum '59 (d) - Distinguished Alumna Award
1975
  • S. Theodine Sebold, FSPA (d) - Distinguished Alumna Award
  • Agnes Tan '63 (d) - Distinguished Alumna Award
1969
  • S. Grace Mc Donald, FSPA '46 (d) - Distinguished Alumna Award
1967
  • Catherine Daniels '50 (d) - First Alumna Award