Family of the Year Award

In 2010, Friends University established the Family of the Year Award as a way to recognize the legacy of those families who:

  1. Have shown longevity in the number of years their family has attended Friends;
  2. Are able to document that multiple members of their family tree have attended Friends; and
  3. Have a history of dedicated service to the University.

2011 Award Recipients - The Joseph and Olive Schoonover Family
(click here to read more about the family and view photos taken at the Sept. 24, 2011 event)

2010 Award Recipients - The Vera and Chester Pitts Family
(click here to read more about the family and view photos taken at the Sept. 11, 2010 event)