GAA Presents 2021 Distinguished Young Alumnus Award

The General Alumni Association Board of Directors today presented its 2021 Distinguished Young Alumnus Award to Julius Tillery ’08, of Weldon, N.C. Established in 1989, the award recognizes alumni age 40 or younger whose achievements have brought credit to the University.

The other recipients of the 2021 DYA award are Michael Bury ’17 (MSN) and Kizzmekia Shanta Corbett ’14 (PhD). The GAA will present awards to Bury and to Corbett at a later date.

Read the award citation:

Read a story about Tillery in the July/August 2015 Carolina Alumni Review:

  • Breaking Ground: Julius Tillery ’08 longs to write a new formula for success in his rural homeland.
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