Distinguished Alumni Award

Jennifer Dillavou Centennial High School, Class of 1977
Matthew Allender Central High School, Class of 1996
Chung Hun Lee Urbana High School, Class of 1969

Local Hero Award

Betsy Hendrick Central High School, Class of 1957

Business Community Impact Award

Seon Williams Urbana High School, Class of 1987

UPDATE: Gala tickets are now all sold out!

2019 Distinguished Alumni Gala
Saturday, March 30, 2019

Cocktails 6pm
Dinner and Program 7pm

Founding Sponsor



Ambassador Sponsors



Advocate Sponsors


The Atkins Group
Beckett Law Office, PC
BLDD Architects
Broeren Russo
Bunny’s Tavern
Central/Centennial High School
Champaign-Ford ROE 9
Champaign Unit 4
Commerce Bank
Cozad Asset Management, Inc
Don Owen
Kip and Janet Pope
Martin Hood, LLC
Midwest Engineering and Testing, Inc
O’Shea Builders
Parkland College
Reynolds Towing Service
Robbins Schwartz
Rosecrance Health Network
Silvercreek Restaurant
University of Illinois Alumni Alliance/Illinois Alumni Association
University of Illinois College of Education
University of Illinois Office of the Chancellor
University of Illinois Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Urbana Alumni Association
Urbana District 116
Village of Savoy


Honoree Reception will be hosted on Friday March 29th for all honorees and sponsors at Stone Creek by Spencer Atkins.