Southwestern to Honor Prominent Alumni and Friends at Annual Awards Event
On Thursday, April 24, the Southwestern Alumni Association will honor three distinguished members of the Southwestern community at the 26th Annual Awards Recognition Reception and Auction:
- Steven P. Byrne ’77 of Byrne & Associates as “Alumnus of the Year”
- Hon. Sandra L. Margulies ’77, California Court of Appeals, First Appellate District, as “Outstanding Judicial Officer”
- Austen L. Parrish, Dean and James H. Rudy Professor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law and former Southwestern Professor of Law and Interim Dean as “Outstanding Friend”
During this year’s event, an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree will be conferred on former trustee Jana Waring Greer, a long-term member of the Southwestern Board of Trustees and generous benefactor of the law school for more than 25 years (see full story here).
“Our honorees are truly exceptional,” Dean Susan Prager said. “They are leaders, innovators, and role models who reflect the very best of Southwestern. We are proud and privileged to honor them.”
The event is designed to recognize individuals for their extraordinary service to the law school, the community and the legal profession, as well as raise money from the annual silent auction to benefit the Alumni Association‚Äôs Scholarship Fund, which is applied toward scholarships for deserving Southwestern students. Continue reading…