Summit Awards - Volunteers of the Year
The Summit Awards ceremony is held on Thursday evening of Homecoming Week and is designed to honor volunteers of WKU. This dinner program provides WKU with an opportunity to express gratitude to those who unselfishly give their time and resources to the university.
During the event, alumni chapters and alumni volunteers receive awards for their service to WKU. The highlight of the night is the presentation of three Distinguished Service Medals, which recognize the top university volunteers.
Bruce and Diane Harney
Bruce and Diane serve as co-chairs of the HC-PAC Recruitment Committee. Both are highly involved in Mahurin Honors College events, dedicating their time to the betterment of our college and the opportunities it provides our talented scholars. Their sons, Brice and Brent, are both Mahurin Honors College at WKU scholars.
Steven served as chair of the HC-PAC Development Committee. He has inspired others to give through his own philanthropy, but more importantly, he has shared his expertise as a fundraiser to look for innovative and collaborative projects through which we might reach parents and young alums.
Jeff and Lorie Richey
Jeff and Lorie are often the first parents to volunteer to assist the HC-PAC. They have spoken at several recruitment events, faithfully attend events on campus and have spent countless hours volunteering at engagements such as the Honors College VIP Visit Day, the Honors Freshmen Orientation Retreat and Cherry Presidential Interview Day.
Kirby and Angela Kemble
Kirby and Angela have served on the HC-PAC since 2011 and became co-chairs fall 2013. They have two children who are WKU alums – Benjamin and Lauren – and one future Hilltopper, Kelsen.
Greg and Becky Jones
Greg and Becky were part of the founding group of parents who helped create the HC-PAC in 2011. They were the first co-chairs and held the position through spring 2013.
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