Alumni Association to Honor Six Outstanding Alumni at Evening of Excellence


On April 3, the Tennessee Tech Alumni Association will honor six outstanding individuals at the annual Evening of Excellence. These awards are presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated professional success, received recognition, and instilled great pride among the faculty, staff, students, and alumni of Tech. The 2020 award recipients are as follows:

    • Outstanding Young Alumnus Award:


    • Jake Hoot, ’13 interdisciplinary studies


    • Outstanding Service Award:


    • Maggie R. Smith, ’82 animal science


    • Outstanding Philanthropy Award:


    • Leanna Garrick, ’86 business management


    • H. Ray Sells, ’57 mechanical engineering


    • J. Michael Winchester, ’75 history


    • Distinguished Alumnus Award


    V. Leon Davis, ’69 electrical engineering

Visit to register. The Evening of Excellence is part of Wings Up Weekend.