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Ohio University Alumni Association Names Perry Sook Alumnus of the Year

He has been a committed, dedicated servant to the Ohio community

The Ohio University Alumni Association will present 12 Alumni Awards at its Oct. 6 ceremony, including honoring Perry Sook, ’80, as Alumnus of the Year, the highest honor given to an OHIO graduate.

The 2023 Alumni Awards will honor graduates who have excelled in their field with the Medal of Merit Award, graduates who have given of their time and talents with the Distinguished Service Award and a recent graduate who has given back to her community with the Charles J. and Claire O. Ping Recent Graduate Award. In addition, one individual who did not graduate from OHIO will receive the Honorary Alumna Award for her commitment and service to the university. Three outstanding athletes will be added to the Kermit Blosser Ohio Athletics Hall of Fame. The Alumni Awards Gala will be held Friday, Oct. 6, ahead of OHIO’s Oct. 7 Homecoming Football game.

“The Ohio University community is invited to join the OUAA and Intercollegiate Athletics in Memorial Auditorium from 6-8 p.m. for the Awards Ceremony,” said Jennifer Bowie, associate vice president of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving and executive director of the OUAA. “Each year, our award recipients talk about their Bobcat memories and the power of their OHIO experiences as they accept their awards. We welcome students and faculty to share these inspiring moments with the awardees and their families—and to stick around for a light dessert reception following the ceremony!”

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