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Distinguished Alumni Award

Each year, the Pacific Alumni Association recognizes alumni whose outstanding achievements and service to humanity have brought credit to University of the Pacific.

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Alumni Association to honor distinguished alumni at annual ceremony Jan. 28

Dec 16, 2016

The Pacific Alumni Association will hold its annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony and dinner in the Don and Karen DeRosa University Center Ballroom on Saturday, Jan. 28. They will be recognizing three alumni and an outstanding Pacific family, and will be inducting two individuals as honorary alumni. 

Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Service
Gerald Griffin '71 PHS, Brigadier General (Ret.)
United States Army Medical Corps

Distinguished Alumni Award for Public Service
Connie Callahan '75 LAW, Circuit judge
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 

Medallion of Excellence
Kathy Lagorio Janssen '68 EDU, CEO of the Lagorio Family of Companies,
trustee of the Janssen-Lagorio Family Foundation, Pacific regent and benefactor

Honorary Alumni
Patrick Cavanaugh, vice president for business and finance, retired
Served 17 years as the chief financial officer for University of the Pacific.

Dean Janssen, Owner of Lagorio Enterprises,
trustee of the Janssen-Lagorio Family Foundation and Pacific benefactor

Outstanding Family
Bodley-Reinelt-Payne Family
Eighteen family members have attended or are currently attending University of the Pacific

The cost to attend the ceremony is $60 per person. For questions or to make reservations, contact the Alumni Relations Office at 209.946.2391.

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