2019 Alumnus of the Year

Dr. Joey Roberts 

     Christina Boover Lawrence

        Health and Human Sciences
        Founder of Speech, Hearing and Balance Institute

Christina Boover Lawrence, a 2004 graduate with a master's degree in speech pathology, was recognized by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. In 2010, she founded the Speech, Hearing and Balance Institute that brought teams of speech pathology students to Nicaragua, Honduras and Mexico to deliver hearing aids and speech therapy to needy children. Lawrence currently has two practices - one in Colorado and one in Mexico.



Previous Winners


Year Name Department
2018 Joey Roberts Kinesiology and Health Studies
2017 Monica Nijoka School of Nursing
2016 Samone Cammon Kinesiology & Health Studies
2015 Barbara Hebert Health and Human Sciences
2014 Dr. Cynthia Bienemy School of Nursing
2013 Rosalind Bello Kinesiology and Health Studies
2011  Ken Jenkins   Kinesiology and Health Studies 
2010 Dr. Wanda Spurlock School of Nursing
2009  Dr. Donnie F. Booth  College of Nursing and Health Sciences 
2008 Lisa Johnson Kinesiology and Health Studies
2006 Janet G. Mora Communication Sciences and Disorders
2005  Tammy Louk Swindle  Kinesiology and Health Studies 
2004 Coletta C. Barrett     School of Nursing 
2003 Dr. Michael Berry Kinesiology and Health Studies 
2002  Dr. Leroy Fanning   

Kinesiology and Health Studies