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MUEAO Citation of Merit Awards

It is important we recognize MU Engineering Alumni who have made significant contributions to the field of engineering and MU. Since 1984, during Engineers’ Week in March, the MU Engineering Alumni Organization has honored one distinguished engineering alumnus or alumna who has made a significant impact to the engineering profession and/or MU.

Les Palmer, 2017 Merit Award winner with his family.

Les Palmer, 2017 Citation of Merit Award winner with his family.

You are requested to nominate one of MU’s outstanding alumni. That person might be a mentor at work, a client, a contractor or a colleague in the industry. Please take a moment and recognize that person’s efforts and show your appreciation by nominating him or her for the 2017 MU Engineering Alumni Organization Citation of Merit Award. This exclusive award is presented at the College of Engineering Alumni Awards Dinner. Criteria are as follows:

  • Nominee must be a MU College of Engineering graduate.
  • Nominee has made noteworthy contributions to the engineering profession and/or the MU College of Engineering.
  • Nominee is not presently on faculty or staff at MU.
  • Nominee must be able to accept this award in person at the College of Engineering Awards Banquet at MU.
  • Nominee is not a previous recipient of the Citation of Merit

How to nominate

    1. Nominations are accepted from any MU Engineering alumnus.
    2. A call for nominations is made in late summer/early fall with a winter deadline.
    3. Click here to download the 2018 Citation of Merit Nomination Form.
    4. Send questions and nomination forms to: umcengrdev@missouri.edu or mail to:

MU College of Engineering, Advancement Office
Thomas and Nell Lafferre Hall
Columbia, MO 65211-2200

  • 1984 – Lester C. Webb, Jr.
  • 1985 – David Lillard
  • 1986 – James E. Moulder
  • 1987 – No Award Given
  • 1988 – David P. Neptune
  • 1989 – No Award Given
  • 1990 – Jack R. Sandridge
  • 1990 – Squire Anderson –Special Celebration for his 100th birthday
  • 1991 – Robert G. Crabtree
  • 1992 – Carl Niewoehner
  • 1993 – Robert R. Roney
  • 1994 – Charles H. Zurheide
  • 1995 – Paul N. Doll
  • 1995 – Bernard D. “B.D.” Simon
  • 1996 – Charles C. Willhite
  • 1997 – Donald L. Hiatte
  • 1998 – Walter Vandelicht
  • 1999 – C. LeRoy Day
  • 2000 – Merrill W. Watt II
  • 2001 – Anthony F. Bonderer
  • 2002 – Larry W. Frevert
  • 2003 – James R. Tudor
  • 2004 – Robert M. Sandfort
  • 2005 – Dr. James Monsees
  • 2006 – George M. Rootes
  • 2007 – James R. Beasley
  • 2008 – Robert Leavene, Jr.
  • 2009 – Albert D. Epperly
  • 2010 – William F. Baker
  • 2011 – John T. Conway
  • 2012 – Susan L. Pasternack
  • 2013 – Jerry L. Jost
  • 2014 – Linda Moen
  • 2015 – Don Flora
  • 2016 – Christine Pierson
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