Alumni Awards

The Embry-Riddle Alumni Awards Program recognizes alumni achievements and accomplishments in their careers or through their service to the University or fields of Aviation and Aerospace. A formal awards ceremony is held every other year during Homecoming festivities.

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Alumni Awards!

Kaylene Giri ('04, PC)
received the military Achievement Award for continued service in the U.S. Military. She currently serves as a weapons system officer in the U.S. Air Force.

Jamail Larkins ('07, DB)
received the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award for his high field of endeavor and personal achievements with the Dream Launch Tour. He also continues to serve the university and community selflessly.

Paul McDuffee ('76, DB)
received the Alumni Achievement Award for demonstrating an exceptional commitment to the aviation and aerospace industry through his personal and professional success.

Arnie Quast ('90, DB)
received the Alumni Service Award for his continuing enthusiasm and service to Embry-Riddle. Arnie continually demonstrates an extraordinary level of selfless commitment through his service, support and alumni chapter leadership.

Linda Titus ('78, DB)
received the Philanthropy Award for her consistent high level of commitment to Embry-Riddle through her ongoing contributions to the Titus Family Scholarship, which she established with her father, the late Chandler P. Titus, Professor Emeritus.

Bill Thompson ('87, PC), Director of Alumni Relations, Prescott, received the Global Service Award for his continual outreach to national and international students and alumni.