October 13, 2016 at 10:45am
Dane Lisser

Millikin University celebrated its 101st Homecoming Sept. 30 – Oct. 2. On Friday, Sept. 30, Millikin Alumni Award recipients and Athletic Hall of Fame inductees were honored at a celebratory dinner and program at the Decatur Conference Center and Hotel.

Several of the Award recipients and Athletic Hall of Fame inductees took time to reflect back on their time at Millikin, share what Millikin University means to them and how it felt to be back on campus for Homecoming.

The Alumni Award recipients were as follows. R. Michael Campbell '67 and M. Susan Campbell '68 were recognized as Alumni of the Year. David G. Dixon '83 received the Loyalty Award, Carole Medal '72 received the Merit-Loyalty Award, Michael A. Kasper '95 received the Merit Award and Trevor Bates '02 was honored with the Young Alumnus Award.

The Class of 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees included William G. Bodamer Jr. for men's soccer, Rachel Cook '08 for volleyball, Kevin Crandall '85 for football, Shelley Smith Daight '93 for softball and James H. White '85 for football.