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2012 Parent of the Year

The University of Memphis Alumni Association Parents Club invites students to nominate parents or guardians whose lives have been an inspiration to their student and others as the 2012 Parent of the Year. CLICK HERE to download a nomination form.

All parents who are nominated by their students will receive a congratulatory letter and a copy of the essay submission. Winners must be able to participate in the Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally on Friday, October 19 at 5:30 pm and recognition during the Homecoming game on Saturday, October 20 (kick off is 7 pm at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium). Game tickets will be provided.

Applications are due by 4:00 pm on Wednesday, October 10. Nominators will be notified by Friday, October 12, if their nominee was selected as a winner.

2010 Parents of the Year

The Parents Club congratulates Ray and Patti Ricossa, parents of Tyler Ricossa, as the 2010 Parents of the Year! Click here to view photos from on-field award presentation.

2009 Parents of the Year

Congratulations to the 2009 Parent of the Year, Carolyn Worles, mother of Michael Clark, Jr.! Thank you for many Parents of the Year applications submitted to the University of Memphis Alumni Association's Parents Club. To view photos of the on-field awards ceremony, please click here.

How can I join the Parents Club?

To join the Parents Club, simply become a member of the Alumni Association by going to the Join Now page!  Don't forget to click "Parents Club!"

To sign up for the Parent E-Newsletter, visit the Sign up Link!

If you are a current member of the Alumni Association and interested in joining the Parents Club, please contact the Alumni Association at or 901/678-ALUM. 


Alumni Event Highlights

08/28 UMAR Exercise & Eat
08/30 True Blue Pre-Game Tailgate
09/02 UMAR Breakfast Bunch
09/04 Memphis Matters - President's National Listening T
09/09 UMAR Coffee & Conversation

Ray, Patti and Tyler Ricossa
2010 Parents of the Year

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