2016 Alumni of the Year recipients announced
West Virginia University Institute of Technology is pleased to announce the 2016 Alumni of the Year: David F. Meadows, ‘74, from the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences and Deborah Hill, ‘86 and ‘87, from the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences.
Meadows, of Culloden, West Virginia, received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Tech in 1974. He also hold a Master of Science degree in Engineering from West Virginia College of Graduate Studies and a Master of Engineering degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Meadows is the Chief Technical Officer and Southwest Regional Manager for Triad Engineering, Inc. In this capacity, he is responsible for the technical expertise, quality and risk management of Triad’s services as well as day-to-day operations of the region. He is a member of the WVU Tech Civil Engineering Advisory Board.
Hill, of Mt. Nebo, West Virginia, is a graduate of Tech with both an associate’s degree in Nursing in 1986 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Administration in 1987. She also hold a Master of Science degree in Health Care Management from West Virginia College of Graduate Studies.
As an experienced healthcare professional, Hill has 28 years of health care management experience and is currently the Director of Long Term Care for Montgomery General Hospital. She serves on several state and community boards, including the WVU Tech Health Service Program Advisory Board.
Since 1949, it has been a tradition for WVU Tech to honor graduates from each college by selecting outstanding alumni for the Alumni of the Year Award. To be selected for this honor, alumni must have achieved recognition in their chosen profession, have a strong commitment to service and have given their time, talent and treasure to Tech by serving as a role model of loyalty and service for all alumni.
On Saturday, April 23, 2016, Meadow and Hill will be recognized as the newest members of this distinguished group at the Alumni of the Year Awards Dinner at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston. To purchase tickets to the dinner, go online to alumni.wvutech.edu or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 304.442.3131.