Student Life Hall of Fame

Justin Blanford

Justin Blanford

  • B.A. in history, 1999
  • Highlights of leadership involvement:
  • First student coordinator of the prior version of Student Ambassadors in Admissions
  • Vice president and president of the Student Government Association
  • Resident Assistant (RA) in Maria Hall and a resident coordinator in Schultz Hall
  • President of the History, Politics, and Law Club
  • Mark Govoni Emerging Leader Award
  • Campus Voice Award
  • Citizenship Award
  • Dean's Service Award
  • Walker Leadership Award
  • Alumni Association Undergraduate Leader Award
  • Highlights since graduation:
  • Superintendent of State Historic Sites for the Illinois Historical
  • Preservation Agency
  • Named one of the "40 Under 40" by the Springfield (IL) Business Journal.
  • A distinguished member of the Webster class of 1999
  • Pursuing master's degree in history at University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Member of the College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board