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2010 Alumni of Year named

Coastal Carolina University has named its 2010 Outstanding Alumni as part of the University's annual Homecoming festivities.

Candidates nominated for the alumni awards are chosen by a panel of faculty judges based on criteria that considers such characteristics as integrity, loyalty, leadership and civic involvement.

Delan Stevens has been named the 2010 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. Stevens earned a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1979. As a student, he played on the men’s tennis team from 1976 to 1979. Stevens is owner and executive vice president of Peoples Underwriters Inc. of Conway. He has been a member of the Horry County Higher Education Commission since 1997, and has served as its finance committee chairman since 2001. He and his wife Lynn (Class of 1981) live in Conway.

Outstanding Alumni of the Year awards were also presented to representatives of the four colleges of the University: R. Walter Hill IV for the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts; Christopher S. Huggins for the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration; Ebbie Gore for the Spadoni College of Education and Robert M. Johnson for the College of Science.

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