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Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipients

Awarded to alumni who have graduated within the last 15 years. Selection is based on professional and civic accomplishments and future promise.

2016 Outstanding Young Alumni Award Winners



Emily Akright '10

Akright works at UW Hospital in Madison in the trauma life-support care unit. She worked for five years at Johns Hopkins Hospital’s surgical intensive care unit in Baltimore, Maryland. She spent four months with Mercy Ships, a faith-based medical mission. She also volunteered on a medical disaster relief mission trip to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.

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Shawn Robinson '02

Robinson works as a dyslexia consultant and researcher at Pure and Complete Phonics, LLC. His own struggles with dyslexia have informed his effects to study and advocate for literacy.


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