Honorary Alumnus Award
John Howard, of La Grande, is recognized for his devotion to the community, his endless hours of service and unwavering support of EOU. Owner of John J. Howard & Associates Real Estate, he is a well-respected member of the business community and has a long history of involvement with public service including serving on the Union County Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors, La Grande Lions Club, United Way and Union County Little League. John is also a Lifetime Booster for the Mountaineer Athletic Association and expresses his enthusiasm by sponsoring EOU’s tailgate zone with the pride of an alumnus. John truly represents the Mountaineer spirit and Eastern pride!