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Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award was established in 1971 by the Alumni Association. This award honors alumni who have made a significant contribution to their profession, society and to McMurry University. The nominee must be a graduate of McMurry and must not be employed by the University.

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Spirit of McMurry Award

The Spirit of McMurry Award was established in 2011 by the Alumni Association. This award honors alumni who have graduated in the last 20 years and have excelled in their profession, served their community, and served McMurry University. The nominee must be a graduate of McMurry and must not be employed by the University.

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Cross & Flame Award

This award is given to recognize and strengthen the relationship between McMurry University and the United Methodist Church by recognizing individuals for service to their local church and to the university.

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Heartbeat of Campus Award Recipients

The Heartbeat of Campus Service Award, established in 2013, is given annually to one McMurry faculty member and one McMurry staff member. This is an Alumni Association award created to recognize faculty and staff for their dedication to McMurry and their students. The award is presented as a token of the Alumni Association’s affection and respect. These awards carry special meaning because they symbolize the singular importance of faculty and staff in the McMurry experience.

2017
Freddie Famble
Dr. Mark Waters

2016
Cammie Petree '83
Dr. Gary Wilson

2015
Carolyn Calvert '97
Dr. Robert Wallace

2014
Rev. Bill Libby
Dr. Don Frazier

2013
Rev. Tim Kennedy '99
Ann Spence

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