Alumni Achievement Awards will be presented to four distinguished Concordia graduates at the Homecoming Banquet on Friday, Oct. 10.
Recipients of the Concordia College Alumni Achievement Award have honored the college through distinguished service in their careers and to others.
John Ahlquist '63 has been a certified health physicist for 41 years and a leader in applied and environmental health physics, environmental restoration, decontamination and decommissioning of nuclear facilities and sites, emergency response, and management.
Sandra Cartie '82 is senior vice president and chief audit executive of Bristol-Myers Squibb. She has been named by Treasury & Risk magazine as an outstanding women leader in finance and is widely acknowledged for being a change agent and a leader in the company’s diversity and inclusion efforts.
Dr. Roger Leopold '62 has been a research entomologist in the USDA Agricultural Research Service for more than 44 years and is recognized internationally as a leading authority in the areas of insect reproduction and cryopreservation.
Vernon Tolo, M.D., '64 is chief emeritus of the Children’s Orthopaedic Center at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, where he was orthopaedic chief for 22 years, following 11 years as chief of pediatric orthopaedics at Johns Hopkins. His primary clinical interests are spinal deformity, skeletal dysplasia, cerebral palsy and pediatric trauma.