Miner Road Trip recap

The Miner Alumni Association celebrated Homecoming 2012: Miner Road Trip in style on Oct. 13 with a Cruise-In for alumni and friends to show off their hot rods and vintage cars, and a tailgate party before the football game.

  • At the 2012 Homecoming Legends Banquet, the Miner Alumni Association honored a select group of alumni and faculty for their accomplishments and their devotion to the association, the campus and students. Selected from an impressive list of nominees, these awardees represent some of S&T’s most talented and dedicated alumni, faculty and staff. Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader and John Eash, AE’79, MS EMgt’90 (center), president of the Miner Alumni Association, are pictured with the recipients (from left).

    Congratulations to the following award recipients:

    Milt Murry, EE’64, MS EE’80, adjunct professor at Jefferson College received the Frank H. Mackaman Alumni Volunteer Service Award

    Forest Breyfogle III, ME’68, president and CEO of Smarter Solutions received the Alumni Achievement Award

    Sarah Stanley, assistant professor of business and information technology at Missouri S&T, received the Class of 1942 Excellence in Teaching Award

    Jason Brinker, ChE’97, Vistamaxx PBE brand manager at ExxonMobil Corp. received the Distinguished Young Alumnus Award

    Preston Carney, CE’02, MS CE’03, estimator/project manager at Sheehan Pipeline Construction Co. received the Distinguished Young Alumni Award

    Joel Burken, associate chair and professor, civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, received the Alumni Merit Award

    Harry Laswell, Phys’78, managing partner at American River Ventures received the Alumni Achievement Award.

    (Photo by B.A. Rupert)


  • Despite the wind during the Homecoming football game, the Miners beat the William Jewell Cardinals 52-17. The win assured the Miners of their second straight winning season. The Miners sported pink socks in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. (Photo by B.A. Rupert)

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