Schreyer Honors College (SHC)at Penn State

Outstanding Scholar Alumni Award

The Outstanding Scholar Alumni Award recognizes graduates who demonstrate exemplary leadership skills, professional achievement, and a passion for lifelong learning.

All graduates of the University Scholars Program and the Schreyer Honors College who have met and fulfilled the requirements to earn an honors diploma from The Pennsylvania State University are eligible for nomination.

Members of the Scholar Alumni Society select one male and one female award recipent each year.

The Outstanding Scholar Alumni awards are presented during the College's Alumni and Faculty Awards Program in the fall of each year.

Past Recipients


  • Farnoosh Torabi '02 Bus
  • Michael Rieker '90 HHD


  • Stella Tsai '85 Lib
  • Casimer DeCusatis '86 Eng


  • Reginald D. Hedgebeth '89 Lib
  • Dawn M. Trautman '87 Bus


  • Lisa P. Baird '82 Lib, '84g Bus
  • Peter W. Klein '91 Lib


  • Kelly A. Ayotte '90 Lib
  • Kevin D. Frick '91 HHD


  • Stephanie Hulina '92 Lib
  • John Woerner '91 Bus


  • Ann Hsu '89 Eng
  • Richard Spontak '83 Eng


  • Doug Evans '86 Eng
  • Mary Beth Long '85 Com


Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis for these annual awards. To submit a nomination, please contact:

SHC Development & Alumni Relations
(814) 865-4258

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