JOHNSON CITY (May 10, 2013) – The East Tennessee State University National Alumni Association presented its 2013 Alumni Awards Friday, May 10, during the association’s Awards Banquet and Annual Meeting, which is held as part of the university’s spring commencement weekend.
Those honored were:
Outstanding Alumna – Dr. Nancy Lewis Dishner, Executive Vice President, Niswonger Foundation
Outstanding Alumnus – Mike Smith, Head Coach, Atlanta Falcons
Award of Honor Recipients – Raymond P. Flynn, President/CEO, Flynn Sports Management, and Former Olympian; Jimmy Rhein, Retired Chemist, Eastman Chemical Co., and Community Leader; and Deb Williams, Award-Winning Motorsports Journalist
Honorary Alumni – Paul W. Montgomery, Vice President of Community Relations and Corporate Services, Eastman Chemical Co., and Member, Tennessee Board of Regents; and Larry Waters, Mayor, Sevier County
Distinguished Alumnus in Public Service – Tennessee Sen. Rusty Crowe, 3rd District
George L. Carter Award Recipient – James C. Martin, Retired, Eastman Chemical Co., and Regional Philanthropist
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