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Congratulations to our Alumni Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2018 Alumni Award Recipients

The Kent State University Alumni Association is excited to announce the 2018 Alumni Award recipients. These alumni and student will be honored for their exceptional contributions in their chosen field, in their communities and at Kent State University at a special ceremony on Oct. 5. Sponsored by the Kent State University Alumni Association, the Alumni Awards are the university’s most prestigious honors given to alumni.

Distinguished Alumni Award

John EliotJohn R. Elliot, ’70  
Owner, American Medical Facilities Management, LLC (AMFM)

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Professional Achievement Award

Ramesh RajasinghamRamesh Rajasingham, '85. M.A. '86

Humanitarian

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Michael RogersMichael E. Rogers, Ph.D. '96

CSCS. FACSM, FAAAJ, Professor of Exercise Science at Wichita State University

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Kent State Advocacy Award

Sandra and LawrenceSandra C. Armstrong

Studied Theatre and Dance

Lawrence R. Armstrong, '79, '80

CEO, Ware Malcomb

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Distinguished Citizen Award

Carol and DouglasCarol A. Mancino, '72

Human Resources Professional, Civic Leader, Philanthropist

Douglas M. Mancino, '71

J.D., Partner Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Civic Leader

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Outstanding New Professional Award

Nick BelluardoNick Belluardo, '15

C.M., Cleveland Hopkins Airport Planning Manager, Business Owner

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Golden Flash Award

Chantrell LewisChantrell M. Lewis, '19

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Musical Theatre

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