Outstanding Alumni Awards


Each year, graduates of the College of Education who have made outstanding contributions to the profession or the college are recognized at the Spring Awards and Recognition Ceremony.  The four categories are:

Outstanding Alumni Award

Outstanding Alumni Award recognizes a graduate of the college who has made outstanding contributions to the profession or college.

2018 Outstanding Alumni Award Recipient
Sandy Naramore ’78
Executive Director, Magic Moments, Birmingham, AL
Malibu, CA

Outstanding Administrator Award

Outstanding Administrator Award recognizes a graduate of the college who is in an administrative/supervisory role; e.g., superintendent, principal, director, supervisor, coordinator; can be from a school, university, agency, or community setting.

2018 Outstanding Administrator Award Recipient
Dr. Darin Baldwin ’93
Dean of Technical Education and Workforce Development
Southern Union State Community College, Opelika, AL

Outstanding Educator Award

Outstanding Educator Award recognizes a graduate of the college who is a practitioner directly engaged with students; e.g., teacher, counselor, librarian; can be from a school, university, agency, or community setting.

2018 Outstanding Educator Award Recipient
Jeffrey Rowser ’80
Music Educator and Band Director
Morgan County Schools, Madison, GA

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Outstanding Young Alumni Award recognizes a graduate of the college who has made outstanding contributions to the profession or college.

2018 Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipient
Dr. Blake Busbin ’06
AP US History Teacher
Auburn High School, Auburn, AL