Alumni Service Award

The Alumni Service Award recognizes an alumnus for the significant contribution of time and resources to Palm Beach Atlantic University or the community. The individual has been a graduate of the University for at least 10 years.

2016 Recipient

Shaun Castillo '01

Shawn Castillo 2016 Alumni Service Award Recipient 2016

Shaun M. Castillo is the business development and event marketing manager for the Sun Sentinel Media Group based in Fort Lauderdale, a position he has held since 2012. He earned his undergraduate degree in communication and marketing from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2001. He remains active at his alma mater, having recently served on the PBA Alumni Association Board for six years, three of them as president. He also is the South Florida Alumni Chapter leader. Since graduation, Castillo has been engaged in the community both in his professional and personal life. He joined Sun Sentinel in 2004 as community partnerships manager for Palm Beach County. Prior to joining the Sun Sentinel, he served as the community relations manager for the American Cancer Society, and he also was the communications and community relations manager for CityPlace Retail, LLC (The Related Companies) in West Palm Beach. Among other community involvements, he serves as a member of the West Palm Beach Library Advisory Board and a member of the Marketing Committee of the YMCA of South Palm Beach County. He and his wife, Breanne Fairfax Castillo ’10, live in West Palm Beach.

Jason Carlson Alumni Service Award Palm Beach Atlantic 2015

2015 Recipient

Jason Carlson '00/'05

2014 Recipient

Jeffrey Bailey '93



2013 Recipient

Paul Giles '94



2012 Recipient

Robert Elliott '87


2011 Recipient

Ben Starling III ’92 


2010 Recipients

Ryan Chandley ’99/'02
& Kelly Queen Chandley '99



2009 Recipient

Delesa Hinkle Morris ’85




2009 Recipient

Bridgette Francis ’97




2008 Recipient

Beth Everett ’96




2008 Recipient

Perry Brown ’90





2006 Recipient

Freddie Cox Daughtridge '77





2006 Recipient

Patti Johnson Hovey '87 



Past Recipients

2005: Richard Grimm ‘83
2004: William Yarick ’72
2003: James Finch ’88
2002: Dr. Mary Outlaw '76
2001: Joe Windham '75
2000: Michael Lee '90
1999: Darden Daves '73
1997: Joy James Foster '75
1995: Gary Van Portfleet '74
1994: Jack Meeds '72
1993: Lew Leach '77
1992: Anne Garland Conner '75