Alumni of the Year

Many of our Alumni have gone on to do exceptional work in their field. Every year we recognize a NewSchool graduate who has made significant contributions to the profession, the community and to the school.

Alumni of the Year nominations are submitted throughout the year. Visit our nomination page to submit your nomination.

Alumni of the Year

• 1999: Leslie Henegar

• 2000: Not awarded

• 2001: Claudia Salazar, class of 1998

• 2002: Rick Espana, AIA, class of 1995

• 2003: Rene Peralta, class of 1995

• 2004: John Hinkel, class of 1991

• 2005: Richard Licata, AIA, class of 2002

• 2006: Not awarded

• 2007: David Pfeifer, AIA, class of 1987

• 2008: Richard Jennings, FAIA, class of 2004

• 2009: Dr. Shari Grant, AIA, class of 1999

• 2010: Duane Hagewood, class of 1996

• 2011: Bruce T. Fallon, AIA, class of 2000

2012: Christopher Bittner, AIA, class of 1997

• 2013: Ben White

• 2014: Umber Zazmi

• 2015: Jorge A. Zapata