UW-River Falls Alumni Association to honor award recipients

Virtual Evening of Excellence set for Thursday, June 10, at 5 p.m.

 June 8, 2021 – A River Falls community and education visionary leader and one of the city’s most respected business institutions and families are among the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni Association’s annual award recipients to be honored during UWRF’s virtual Evening of Excellence on Thursday, June 10, beginning at 5 p.m.

The honorees are:

Distinguished Alumnus Award – Carole Mottaz

Lifetime Achievement Award – Richard Vilstrup

Outstanding Young Alumnus Award – Brian Allen

Outstanding Service Award – First National Bank of River Falls and the Smith Family

Interim Chancellor Connie Foster will host the event and present the awards. Join the virtual ceremonies via Zoom at

For more information, contact UWRF Director of Alumni Relations Pedro Renta at 715-425-4553 or


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