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Honored Alumni: Fall 2016

During Homecoming, 16 individuals were recognized for their contributions to their field, the family, and BYU.


Marriott School: Samuel C. Dunn (BA ’82), McKinney, TX, senior advisor at Boston Mountain Money Management

Physical and Mathematical Sciences: Christopher J. Chase (BS ’87), Austin, TX, fellow at AT&T Labs

Life Sciences: Daniel L. Orr II (BS ’72), Las Vegas, dentist and professor in residence at UNLV

Law School: Todd F. Maynes (BA ’84, JD ’87), Saint Charles, IL, partner at Kirkland & Ellis law firm

Fine Arts and Communications: Ian A. Puente (BA ’99), New Canaan, CT, senior VP and head of business and legal affairs at EPIX

Family, Home, and Social Sciences: Brigitte Condie Madrian (BA ’89, MA ’89), Wellesley, MA, Harvard economics professor

Nursing: Marie Mellor Prothero (MS ’96), Springville, UT, executive director of quality services at St. Mark’s Hospital

Education: Alan C. K. Cheung (MBA ’97, MEd ’99, PhD ’02), Hong Kong, professor of education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Engineering and Technology: Clay A. Dean (BFA ’02), Rochester, MI, director of GM global advanced design

Humanities: Paul B. Allen (BA ’90), Falls Church, VA, strengths evangelist at Gallup


Distinguished Service Award: A. J. Balukoff (BS ’70), Boise, ID, CPA and community developer

Emeriti Distinguished Service Award: Stephen W. (BS ’66) and Bette Mignon C. Gibson (BS ’65), Provo, cofounders of the Academy for Creating Enterprise

Honorary Alumni Award: Nolan D. Archibald, Potomac, MD, former Black & Decker CEO

Service to Family Award: Kristen Daniels Wade (BS ’08), Washington, D.C., cofounder of Musana Jewelry

Young Alumni Award: Seth F. Wheeler (BA ’08), New York, former Brookings scholar and White House advisor

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