Three to be inducted into MSU Alumni Hall of Fame


Staff Report



MOREHEAD – Morehead State University will welcome three new members into its Alumni Hall of Fame during Homecoming 2016. This honor provides recognition to alumni who have achieved excellence in their profession, community service, or education at the local, state, or national level.

Inducted in the Alumni Hall of Fame will be Col. Vaughn Caudill (73), Christian Galeski (98) and Andy Prefontaine (71).

Col. Caudill is a retired deputy comptroller with the United States Air Force in San Antonio, Texas. Caudill has 32 years of military service and has received numerous awards and recognition throughout his career, including the Joint Meritorious Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He also was promoted to Colonel in 2001 and received the honor of being named Army Comptroller of the Year in 2004.

Galeski is a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and a member of the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team (HRT). Upon graduation from MSU, where he was actively involved as both a cheerleader and a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Galeski joined the Navy and completed SEAL training. In 2013, he was awarded a Medal of Valor by the White house for his involvement in a rescue mission in Alabama.

Prefontaine is a successful businessman and founder/CEO of Family Leisure Inc., a family home and leisure products retailer that has grown to national recognition. He was very involved as an MSU student and the last president of Aquila, the social organization that was the predecessor of Pi Kappa Alpha.

The induction will take place at the Homecoming Banquet on Friday, October 14. During the evening, Alumni and Athletic Halls of Fame inductees will be installed and the 2016 Founders Award for University Service will be presented.

Staff Report

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