Alumni Awards

Congratulations to our 2024 Recipients!

For the past 36 years, Seattle University has celebrated the Alumni Awards, honoring alumni and community members who exemplify our Jesuit values and excel in the areas of leadership, professional achievement and community service. We had an excellent slate of nominees in all categories and the outstanding winners introduced below represent some of the very best of Seattle University alumni.

Image of Alumni Award winners at 2024 ceremony

The Seattle University Alumni Association recognizes outstanding individuals who have been change-makers in our community. Each year we celebrate the outstanding members of the Seattle University community who embody who we are, who promote our Jesuit values, and who demonstrate leadership and service to others.  Learn more about previous recipients of our Alumni Awards here.

2024 Alumni Award Recipients

A photo of Dorthy Cordova

Alumna of the Year

Dorothy Cordova, '53 
College of Arts and Sciences 

For her instrumental support and advocacy for the Filipino American community in Seattle and nationwide, Dorothy Cordova has been chosen to receive the highest honor: Alumna of the Year. 

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Outstanding Recent Alumna

Renee Rassilyer-Bomers, '03, '06, '16 
College of Arts and Sciences, College of Nursing 

For her exemplary career in health care and critical leadership during a local COVID-19 vaccination response effort, Renee Rassilyer-Bomers will be the recipient of the Outstanding Recent Alumna Award. 

A photo of Craig Sims

University Service Award

Craig Sims, '97 JD 
School of Law 

For his leadership and powerful mentoring within the Seattle University School of Law, Craig Sims will receive the University Service Award. 

A photo of Tresha Lacaux

Professional Achievement Award

Tresha Lacaux, '07 
College of Science and Engineering 

For her outstanding career in the aerospace industry and dedication to diversity and social advocacy in the STEM field, Tresha Lacaux is well-deserving of the Professional Achievement Award. 

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Community Service Award

Major General Bret D. Daugherty, '80, '89 
College of Arts and Sciences

For dedicating his career to serving and protecting the state of Washington and the nation, Maj. Gen. Bret Daugherty will be the recipient of the Community Service Award. 

A photo of Tarik Skubal

Athletics Hall of Fame

Tarik Skubal, '18 
Baseball, Albers School of Business 

For his record-breaking four seasons on the Redhawk baseball team, Tarik Skubal will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. A pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, he is the highest drafted player in program history. 

Portrait of Kacie Sowell Timmons

Athletics Hall of Fame

Kacie Sowell Timmons, '14 
Basketball, College of Arts and Sciences 

For leading the Redhawks to back-to-back 20-win seasons in 2011-12 and 2012-13 and ranking in the program's all-time Top 10 in points, rebounding, field goals and blocks, Kacie Sowell Timmons will be inducted into the Hall of Fame.