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Each year, Lewis & Clark honors alumni from the College of Arts and Sciences for their outstanding accomplishments and community service. This year’s honorees will receive their awards at the Alumni Honors Banquet on October 18, which is part of Alumni Weekend.

Distinguished Alumnus: Ward Plummer B.A. ‘62 holds a joint appointment as Distinguished Professor of Physics at the University of Tennessee and Distinguished Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In 2006, he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his research achievements in surface physics.

Outstanding Young Alumnus: Shahzeb Jillani ‘94, a Pakistani citizen, works for the BBC World Service as editor of Radio Urdu, one of 42 language services of the BBC.

Donald G. Balmer Citation (for service to the College): Patrick Hibbard B.S. ‘52 is the retired president and CEO of two Portland printing companies: Western Drug Label Company and Business Printing Company. He is a member of the Board of Alumni and the Albany Society Board of Directors.

Pioneer Alumni Leadership Award: David LaFrance B.S. ‘86 is director of finance for Denver Water. He is past president of the Board of Alumni.

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