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Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award is given to alumni and friends of the College who have provided exceptional stewardship and/or service to Coe.

To make a nomination, download the Distinguished Service Award nomination form or contact the Alumni Office directly at 319-399-8561, 1-877-KOHAWKS or by e-mail, alumni@coe.edu.


Past Honorees

Here are the past Distinguished Service Award recipients, grouped by year of induction.


1978 1980
Lois McBroom '35 Russell F. Knapp '30
Roger W. Baxter '28 Paul S. Ray
Reginald K. Watters '30
1981 1982
Norman E. Erickson '41 Frank W. Pfaff '32
1984 1987
Ruth Moon Dooley Gene D. Carson '37
George T. Henry '49 Margaret Hawkins Pugh '49
1991 1992
John R. Battin '51 Barrie W. Ernst '76
1994 1995
James C. Manville '34 Elizabeth Gotschall Slappey '74
1996 1998
William H. Quinby Takao Kitamura
Dorothy Dukes
1999 2000
P. Jack Laugen Carolyn J. Schmidt
Patti K. Owara
2001 2002
Bill Fletcher Shirley Engelbert Grimes '42
Donald M. Ross '42
2003 2004
William C. Smith '43 Chet Casali '51
Dr. Karl Goellner Helen Wilson Casali '49
Frank E. Kinney '48
2005 2006
David L. Marner, Sr. '55 John Skogsbergh '56
Don R. Dempsey '65 Nancy Lamb Skogsbergh '53
2007 2008
Dr. Margaret Haupt Don E. West '53
Mary Lou Pazour '58
2009 2010
Jayne and Allan Peremsky '54 Ralph '50 and Wanita Ward LaCombe '50
Jean Johnson
2011 2012
Robert and Joan Kocher Cece Lynch Van Metre '52