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 rose to the top.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Class of 2024 Hall of Fame Inductees

This year, Seattle University Athletics is proud to induct two exceptional athletes into the Hall of Fame. Tarik Skubal and Kacie Sowell Timmons enjoyed dominant athletic careers at SU while setting school records and earning numerous individual accolades.

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.

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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.

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Check out some of our favorite photos from the 36th Annual Alumni Awards.