Each year, Mount Mary selects its most distinguished alumnae to receive a Madonna Medal or Tower Award to honor their achievements. Awardees are selected based on their dedication to their profession, volunteerism and civic impact, as well as their unique impact on the community. The event is sponsored by Mount Mary University and the Alumnae Association.

The 2019 Awards Night will be held on Friday, October 4 in the Alumnae Dining Room, Bergstrom Hall.

  • Heavy hors’devoures reception honoring the 2019 awardees | 5:30 p.m.
  • Presentation of the Madonna Medals and Tower Award | 7 p.m.
    • Emcee: Krystal Finkbeiner ’99

The 2019 Awardees

Tower Award
Carla Shaw '08 & '18, BSN & MBA

Madonna Medal - Community Service
Tanya Gross '91, BA in Fashion

Madonna Medal - Service to the Alumnae Association
Mary Ellen Luxem '68, BA in Sociology

Madonna Medal - Professional Excellence
Madeleine DeeDee Krebs '66, BA in Sociology
Shari Bernard '89, BS in Occupational Therapy

President's Award
Burke Foundation