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Spring 2014

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Distinguished Alumni Awards

LaCriscia Fowlkes, Erbi Blanco-True, Lourdes Cowgill, Sister Linda Bevilacqua, Dr. Michael Vaardahl, The Honorable Adam McGinnis

Barry’s 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards gala was held on November 16 as part of the university’s Founders’ Week celebration. The awards honor Barry alumni who are locally, nationally and/or internationally recognized for their preeminent contributions to excellence in their professions and for their service to the community. The 2013 honorees were Erbi Blanco-True, Senior Vice President and Director of Community Development at Great Florida Bank; Lourdes Cowgill, President Emerita of Pine Crest School; and Dr. Michael Vaardahl, owner of the Foot & Ankle Center of Northern Colorado. LaCriscia Fowlkes, Program Director at PACE Center for Girls in Miami, and The Honorable Adam McGinnis, Orange County Judge for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, received the 2013 Rising Star Award.