2002 Graduate Honored for Leadership, Commitment in Fight Against Pediatric Cancer
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2017) – The Samford University Alumni Association has selected Amy Jo Osborn, the co-founder and president of the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, as its 2017 Humanitarian of the Year.
Osborn, a 2002 Samford graduate (B.A., Broadcast Journalism), will receive the award on Friday night during Samford’s Homecoming Weekend. The Alumni Awards Program will be held in Siebert Gymnasium on the school’s Birmingham, Alabama campus. In addition to the Humanitarian of the Year award, Samford will present awards for Alumnus of the Year and Outstanding Young Alumnus.
The Humanitarian of the Year Award was established in 2016 with two inaugural recipients: long-time Civil Right activist and author Carolyn Maull McKinstry, who earned a Master of Divinity from Samford’s Beeson Divinity School in 2008; and Stephen B. Moss, a 1968 graduate of Cumberland School of Law and...