Alene Kohl Lothrop
Alene Kohl Lothrop ’51
August 2, 2019
Joann Snitily Couton
Joann Snitily Couton ’74, Wahoo, was the recipient of the Platt Music Award at the 2019 Doane Homecoming Alumni Banquet. The Platt Music Award is presented to a Doane graduate for outstanding achievement in music.
Enrique E. Sanchez
Enrique E. Sanchez ’74, Panama, Republic of Panama, was appointed by President Laurentino Cortizo as a new director of the board of directors of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). Sánchez retired in December 2014, after a 38-year career at the ACP. His family, for three generations, has worked on the Canal. His grandparents participated in the construction and inauguration, and his father was a road worker for 43 years. He was also part of the National Board of Scrutiny. Sanchez will serve on the Board until 2028.
Marjorie I. Daley
Marjorie I. Daley ’87, Laramie, Wyo. published “The Ultimate Guide to Wild Canines, Primitive Dogs, and Pariah Dog.”
Gary L. Parsons
Gary L. Parsons ’57, Sonora, Calif. has served as the game announcer for the Sonora High School Wildcat Football team for 56 years. Parsons began his announcing career as a Doane student in the fall of 1953 at Doane. At 84, Parsons has decided this will be his last season.
Virgil R. Marshall, III
Virgil R. Marshall, III ’57
July 5, 2019
Douglas J. Estrada
Douglas J. Estrada ’89, Bentonville, Ark. was the recipient of the Honor D Award at the 2019 Doane Homecoming Alumni Banquet. The Honor D Award is presented to a former Doane Athlete who has distinguished themselves by outstanding service in their life’s work.
Lon R. Winters
Lon R. Winters ’89, Elizabeth, Colo. was honored by the Academy of Screen & Digital Printing Technologies (ASDPT) with the Dave Swormstedt Sr. Memorial Award, Best in Class, Specialty Graphics/Apparel & Textile/Screen Printing for his article, Beyond SFX.
Dr. Bruce Sheffield
Dr. Bruce Sheffied ’69, Raymond, and his wife Margaret were the recipients of the Builder Award at the 2019 Doane Homecoming Alumni Banquet. The Doane Builder Award is presented to alumni who have distinguished themselves and Doane through outstanding achievement, professional accomplishments, community service and their relationship with the college. This is considered the highest award an alumnus of the college can receive.