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Young Alumnus/a of the Year Award

The Alumni Council of the Northern Illinois University College of Law annually bestows its Young Alumnus/a of the Year to graduates of the Northern Illinois University College of Law who have made outstanding achievements early in their careers and for their devotion to the public good.  This award began in 1996.

Criteria for Nomination

Living graduates of the Northern Illinois University College of Law who have become successfully established within ten years of graduation; made outstanding achievements in their early careers; and who have shown devotion to the public good.

Previous Young Alumnus/a of the Year Award winners:

2016 – Ashley S. Jenkins ’01
           Karoline Carstens '06

2015 – Robert M. Morgan '05

2014 – Lesley Irizarry-Hougan '04

2013 – Adam Vaught '05

2012 – Tom Kelly '05

2011 – Diana M. Law '04

2010 – Derek Persico ‘00

2009 – Heather Wier ‘05

2008 – Tina L. Harris ‘98

2007 – Doressia L. Hutton ‘01

2006 – Sonni C. Williams ‘99

2005 – Erie D. Johnson ‘02

2003 – John Monical ‘94

2003 – Deborah Ellis ‘97

2001 – Rudolph M. Braud ’96

2000 – Anna M. Wilhelmi '96

1999 – Judith A. Shening '87   

1998 – Christina Edson Pritchard '92   

1997 – Vincent R. Williams '91

1996 – James A. Kempe '92

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