Tickets for homecoming alumni awards now on sale

Staff Report

Tickets for an event to honor alumni award recipients are currently on sale.

The event will be Saturday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Junior University Union beginning at 6 p.m. and include a dinner and awards presentation

The Eastern Alumni Association is hosting the event to honor the following alums:

Outstanding Young Alumnus – Mike McKenna ‘10

Distinguished Educators – Monica Genta ‘09, Erin Reichert ‘00

Louis V. Hencken Alumni Service Award: Elmer Pullen ‘70, ‘73

Distinguished Alumnus Awards: James Bailey ‘84, Jeff Ludwig ‘93, Dave McKinney ‘86, Herbert Russell ‘64

Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at or by calling (217) 581-6616.

Biographies for the recipients can be found at

The News Staff can be reached at 581-2812 or at [email protected]