"Dr. Lederman’s convocation address was a majestic speech, starting with the history of humanity from 1 million B.C., tracing the beginnings of science and then technology, and the place of IMSA and us, its first students in that grand story."
Excerpt from remarks by Gabriel Demombynes ‘89
Pictured l-r: State Representative Robert W. Pritchard, IMSA Principal Dr. Marie Dahleh, Chair of the Board of Trustees Sheila MB Griffin, Michael Suh '97, State Representative Stephanie Kifowit, IMSA President Dr. José M. Torres
Pictured l-r: Paul J. Strasma ’94, Sanza T. Kazadi, Ph.D. ’90, Mia K. Markey, Ph.D. ’94, Scott Swanson ’90, and Captain H. Kenyatta Ruffin ’99. Not pictured: Steven S. Chen ’96, Russel E. Simmons ’95, and Neal K. Groothuis ’97.
The First Annual Alumni Awards event was held in conjunction with IMSA's 20th Anniversary celebration on April 20, 2007. Twelve alumni were recognized for their outstanding contributions during the inaugural event
Established in 2006, the IMSA Board of Trustees Alumni Awards are the highest honors bestowed to alumni in recognition of their accomplishments and contributions to their field of endeavor, to IMSA, and to the citizens of Illinois, our nation and the world.