The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Meet the accomplished recipients of this year's prestigious awards

Portrait of Amy S. Acton, MD

Amy S. Acton, MD

Alumni Medalist Award
A trusted advisor and calming presence as we began to navigate the pandemic, our alumni medalist is now a convener for kindness.
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Brian L. Amison, DDS

Brian L. Amison, DDS

Robert M. Duncan Award
Feeling blessed himself, this alumnus places caring about and for others among his most important missions.
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Portrait of Elizabeth Banbury Germain

Elizabeth Banbury Germain

Ralph Davenport Mershon Award
Abundant hope and promise are the rewards of serving others, especially when side by side with students.
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Portrait of Neethi Johnson

Neethi Johnson

William Oxley Thompson Alumni Award
Access is key, whether the need is a roof overhead, a backpack for school or clean water to drink.
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Ohio Staters, Inc.

Ohio Staters, Inc.

E. Gordon Gee Spirit of Ohio State Award
This student organization is celebrated for its long legacy of promoting the welfare and traditions of our Buckeye collective.
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Portrait of John R. Raymond Sr., MD

John R. Raymond Sr., MD

Archie M. Griffin Award
An Ohio State education and experiences influence a career path that serves the greater good.
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Portrait of Duane Elliott Reynolds

Duane Elliott Reynolds

Diversity Champion Award
The fair and equitable treatment of others is central to the mission of this alumnus.
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Portrait of David E. Schuller, MD

David E. Schuller, MD

Dan L. Heinlen Award
When you or a loved one is relying on cancer treatment and research, you want only the best. This doctor helped make that reality.
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Portrait of Jeffrey M. Wittmann

Jeffrey M. Wittmann

Josephine Sitterle Failer Award
Students can soar when you ask the right questions, absorb their answers and encourage them to follow their hearts.
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