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Sunday, October 18, 2020 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

We are thrilled to recognize seven individuals for their commitment to the university. Join us as we honor them in a virtual ceremony on the evening Sunday, Oct. 18 to kick off UCF Homecoming week.

The ceremony will be hosted publicly via UCF Alumni’s Facebook Page and YouTube channel and will feature remarks from the winners and a few surprise guests!

Our 2020 Shining Knights Award Winners include:

- Anna Eskamani ’12 ’15MNM ’15MPA, Distinguished Alumni Award

- Linda Gooch ’85, Distinguished Alumni Award

- Sonja Nicholson, John C. and Martha Hitt Honorary Alumni Award

- Karen Manglardi, John C. and Martha Hitt Honorary Alumni Award

- Margery Pabst-Steinmetz, John C. and Martha Hitt Honorary Alumni Award

- Kristina Merritt ’12, Young Alumni Award

- Jordan Bubar ’20, Distinguished Student Award





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