Eight people with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology will be honored during the Miner Alumni Association’s Miner Legends Luncheon on Friday, Oct. 18, at Missouri S&T. The awards banquet is held in conjunction with Missouri S&T’s Homecoming celebration.
The public is invited to the luncheon, which will be held in the St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center. The event begins at noon. Tickets are $20. To register, visit mineralumni.com/homecoming. For more information, contact the Miner Alumni Association at 573-341-4145 or 1-800-JO-MINER.
Award recipients include:
Daniel P. Ellis of Bella Vista, Ark., who received the Distinguished Young Alumni Award. Ellis, vice president of Crafton Tull and Associates, earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Missouri S&T in 1999.
Bradley H. Hornburg of St. Louis, who received the Robert V. Wolf Alumni Service Award. Hornburg, CEO of Landmark Contract Management Inc., earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from S&T in 1969.
Jerry D. Parsons of Springfield, Ill., who received the Frank H. Mackaman Alumni Volunteer Service Award. Parsons, a retired materials engineer with the Illinois Department of Transportation, earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from S&T in 1970.
Dr. Jennifer Pattershall of Rolla, Mo., who received the Class of 1942 Excellence in Teaching Award. Pattershall is an assistant professor of psychological science at S&T.
Col. John Pierre Powell of Littleton, Colo., who received the Alumni Achievement Award. Powell, president of PAMCO Investments Corp., earned a bachelor of science degree in aerospace engineering from S&T in 1987.
Dr. Karlynn Sievers of Casper, Wyo., who received the Distinguished Young Alumni Award. Sievers, a physician and clinical assistant professor at the University of Wyoming, earned a bachelor degree in both English and life sciences from S&T in 1996.
LeRoy Thompson of Pensacola, Fla., who received the Alumni Achievement Award. Thompson, retired principle and vice president at C3TS and emeritus professor at Florida International University, earned bachelor of science and master of science degrees in civil engineering from S&T in 1956 and 1965, respectively.
Kathryn A. Walker of Olathe, Kan., who received the Alumni Merit Award. Walker, managing director of OPENAIR Ventures, earned a master of science degree in engineering management from S&T in 1982.