Distinguished Alumni Awards 2006
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Alumni Association honored five
graduates at a reception and dinner held April 29 in the Phoenix Rooms
of University Union on the campus.
Receiving Distinguished Alumni Awards were William Gollnick, chief of
staff for the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin; Betsy Hendrickson,
an honorary chairperson of the UW-Green Bay capital campaign; and Paul
Linzmeyer, president of Bay Towel, Inc. Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards
were presented to David Lamers, Kaukauna, and Veronica Brieno Rankin,
South Range, Mich.
A nice crowd was on hand for the event in the Phoenix Rooms of University
Jim and Mary Lou Majewski accepted an "Honorary Alumna" award
from Chancellor Shepard on behalf of their daugher, Kathy, a student at
UW-Green Bay when she died in 1999. Her parents have created a scholarship
in her memory at UW-Green Bay. Chancellor Shepard also presented them
with one of his handcrafted wooden bowls.
Betsy Hendrickson (above, second from left), and Paul Linzmeyer (below,
second from right), both recipients of Distinguished Alumni Awards, celebrate
with friends and family.
William Gollnick (above), a Distinguished Alumni Award winner, and Veronica
Brieno Rankin (below, center in white), an Outstanding Recent Alumni Award
winner, enjoy their moment with family and friends.
David Lamers (center with award), a recipient of an Outstanding Recent
Alumni Award, celebrates with a group photo and smiles to go around.