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Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2016: October 7-8

Jewell alumni gathered October 2-3 to relive special memories and reconnect with friends and classmates for Homecoming 2015. There were several alumni gatherings held throughout the weekend, including the Celebration of Golden Classes, Alumni Awards Dinner, Pre-Game Celebration and Hall of Fame Reception. It was a beautiful fall weekend on the Hill full of fun! Click here to view photos from Homecoming weekend.

A special salute goes out to our 2015 Alumni Service Award recipients and Athletic Hall of Fame Award inductees:

Alumni Service Award Recipients

  • Dick Brown ’64 – Truex Lifetime Service Award
  • Mark Morris ’76 – Humanitarian Award
  • Greg Duncan ’88 – Distinguished Alumni Service Award
  • Shannon (McKain) Oleen ’04 – Young Distinguished Alumni Service Award
  • Dee Rosekrans – Honorary Alumni Award

If you would like to nominate someone for an alumni service award for next year, complete a nomination form.

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions

  • 2003 Women’s Soccer Team
  • 1995-96 Men’s Basketball
  • Ben Blanton ’05 – Baseball
  • Chris Cissel ’94 - Coach, Men’s and Women’s Soccer
  • Shane Davolt ’93 – Football
  • Jimmy Ray Haynes ’77 – Baseball
  • Kristin (Neher) Eberts ’05 – Soccer

We hope you will make plans to return to join us for
Homecoming next year on October 8, 2016!

Dr. Langston Hemenway, director of instrumental studies, conducted
an outstanding band concert comprised of alumni
and current students.

Alumni and current members celebrated 50 years of
Zeta Tau Alpha at Jewell.

Fiji alumni gather at the Pre-Game Celebration.

Our 2015 Alumni Service Award Honorees:
Shannon (McKain) Oleen ’04, Greg Duncan ’88, Dick Brown ’64,
Dee Rosekrans, Mark Morris ’76.

John Priest Greene Society members gathered for a reception and
to view new member bricks installed on the Quad.

Members of the 1995-96 Men’s Basketball team were inducted
into the Athletic Hall of Fame.

Alumni joined Dr. Chris Wilkins, assistant professor of history, for
a lecture and insight into the learning environment for current students.

It was a perfect fall day for Homecoming and the
Pre-Game Celebration!

Thanks to those from the class of 1965 who joined us to celebrate
your 50-year reunion at the Celebration of Golden Classes!

A Homecoming win for the Cardinals!