The Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Alumnus Award Program was inaugurated in 1993 to recognize alumni who have continued to live up to the ideals of Tau Beta Pi as stated in the Eligibility Code and to foster a spirit of liberal culture throughout their lives after their college years. The program marks in a fitting manner exemplary performance by alumni. Each winner receives a recognition plaque and is invited to the Convention and a $2,000 scholarship named in his or her honor is given to a student. Iowa Alpha has had six recipients of the award: Dr. Lyle D. Feisel, P.E. (IA A 1961), a 2002 recipient; Richard H. Stanley, P.E. (IA A 1955), a 2009 recipient; Charles Sukup, P.E. (IA A 1976), a 2017 recipient; Dr. James E. Halligan, P.E., (IA A 1962) a 2018 recipient; Gary D. Hoover, (IA A 1961), a 2018 recipient; and David L. Ford Jr., (IA A 1967), a 2019 recipient.
Dr. Lyle D. Feisel Richard H. Stanley
Charles Sukup Dr. James E. Halligan
Gary D. Hoover David L. Ford Jr.