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Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding Educator Awards: April 24, 2015

Noreen Myers, ’72 was recognized with the Distinguished Alumni Award on April 25, 2015 at commencement by the GVSU Alumni Association. Myers was the first alumna appointed to the Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees of which she served an eight year term from 2005-2013. She is currently a sole practitioner specializing in employment law.

Associate professor of chemistry Brad Wallar received the Outstanding Educator Award. Wallar was nominated by his former students who recognize his dedication as a professor, adviser and research mentor. Both awardees also accepted accolades at a ceremony the evening before commencement among their friends, families and peers at the Alumni House in Allendale.

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