The Alumni Trailblazer Award award is bestowed when merited and honors alumni who personify IMSA's philosophy statement that there will be alumni who "create new intellectual worlds, cure a dreaded human ailment or in some other way significantly influence life on our planet." The outstanding achievements of these honorees will have earned national or international prominence for a groundbreaking
or sweeping initiative that has redefined and improved the way significant numbers of citizens live, learn or work.
Recipient of the 2017 Alumni Trailblazer Award, Claudia Flores '93
Recipient of the 2013 Alumni Trailblazer Award, B. Scott Gaudi '91