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Five selected for induction into the Hall of Fame

By Maisie Nelson

September 16, 2022

The Union College Alumni Association will recognize five outstanding alumni with their highest annual honors as part of Homecoming 2022. Inducted into the Union College Alumni Hall of Fame for 2022 are Dr. Robert McGuire ’60; Carol Clouse ’72, MA ’76; Haley McCoy ’07; dr Larry Inkster ’72, MA ’73; and Monica Hurd ’11. Established in 1993, the Hall of Fame honors select alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their country, state or college through good deeds, service or contributions. dr Robert McGuire ’60 of Cynthiana, Kentucky and Carol Clouse ’72, MA ’76 of Barbourville, Kentucky are inducted into the Educators Hall of Fame. The Educators Hall of Fame recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to education, are leaders at the local, regional, state, or national level, and have outstanding potential for continued community and professional contribution. Haley McCoy ’07 of Richmond, Kentucky is inducted into the Business and Professional Hall of Fame. The Business and Professional Hall of Fame, which shares characteristics similar to the Educator, focuses on contributions that dynamically shape and serve their respective communities. dr Larry Inkster ’72, MA ’73 of Barbourville, Kentucky will receive the Distinguished Alumni Service Award, which honors an alumnus who contributes significant time, talent and money to the betterment of Union College. The recruit also demonstrates leadership and service to others and has excelled personally and professionally. The recipient of the Rising Star Award will be Monica Hurd ’11. The Rising Star Award recognizes outstanding young alumni who have graduated in the past decade. Honorees have been involved on campus while students enjoy career success and continually give back to their community and Union College. “Each of these individuals has brought pride to the College with their accomplishments and service to the Union and its communities,” said Courtney Oliver ’03, director of alumni relations. “We are incredibly excited to welcome them back to campus and have the opportunity to honor and recognize them.” The association will host a banquet for the honorees on October 1 at the Sharp Academic Center. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased on the day or through the Homecoming registration form at

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