HLGU 2016 Alumni Award Nomination

Which alumni do you most admire? Share your HGLU Alumni Award nominations with Alumni Director Lauren Youse at lauren.youse@hlg.edu by July 15, 2016. Awards and descriptions

One of the ways Alumni Services stays connected is to acknowledge HLGU alumni who have distinguished themselves in their professional life. Since recognizing our first alumni awards and public service awards, we have established a long tradition of honoring our distinguished and committed alumni—those who have shaped the world and strengthened our global alumni community.

Mark your calendar! Fall Homecoming is September 30 – October 2, 2016. Make plans to join us for the 50 Year Club, Trojan Soccer, and much more! More information coming this summer!

HLGU 2015 Alumni Award Recipients

Outstanding Service Award

Hannibal-LaGrange University recognized the annual alumni award winners during the 2015 Homecoming Entertainment on Friday, October 2. The Outstanding Service Award was presented to Scott Ashton '97.

This award is given to a Hannibal-LaGrange graduate who has given outstanding service to the college or their community through involvement in civic endeavors, religious leadership, or philanthropic efforts.

Scott Ashton, born in Edmond, Oklahoma, received his bachelor's degree in secondary education, social studies from Hannibal-LaGrange in 1997.

Following graduation, Scott served as the head baseball coach at HLGU from 1997 to 2001. In 2001 he accepted a position as an area representative for Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). Today he serves as the Missouri state director of FCA. He has directed more than 20 FCA camps and events and has served as the basketball and baseball chaplain for the University of Missouri.

Scott has had significant ministry training through FCA. He is a graduate of their Leaders of Excellence program and is a certified presenter of 3Dimensional Coaching.

Scott and his wife Susan live in Columbia, MO and have been married for 18 years. Together they have five children: Gavin, Conner, Chase, Madelyn, and Landon.

The Ashtons attend The Crossing where Scott leads worship for children and co-leads a small group. He is also an active participant in All Pro Dad starting "Donuts with Dads" in Columbia schools. Scott enjoys Jesus, his family, and travel.

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Contact Information

Lauren Youse
Alumni Services Office