Ottawa University hosted its Alumni Awards Banquet last week during Homecoming. During the Banquet OU handed out the Distinguished Service Award to Sharon (Mueller) Farral. The Esther Ruth Award to Trish Dowd Kelne and the Outstanding Achievement Award to Patricia (Lane) Volland. Eldon Rader was awarded Honorary OUAA Membership. During the event the Class of 1964 gave the largest class gift in OU History of $162,000. A portion of the gift is to be used for a room in the new library in honor of classmate and OU LIbrarian Jan (Sidebottom) Lee.