And the Bucklew Award Goes To…

Mickey Sogard accepts The Neil S. Bucklew Presidential Service Award during the annual Charter Day celebration.It was an honor to present Mickey Sogard with the Bucklew Award at UM’s Charter Day celebration on February 15.

The Neil S. Bucklew Presidential Service Award recognizes the work of those who have fostered a deeper understanding of UM’s needs and strengths throughout the community and state.

Mickey’s belief in the education system and UM goes deeper than any one area – she is committed to success across the board and serving the students of Montana.

She has been deeply invested in her alma mater, serving as chair of the UM Foundation and a member of the President’s Advisory Council, the Davidson Honors College Advisory Board and the Flathead Lake Biological Station Advisory Board. For many years, she and her husband, Jeff, have funded a scholarship for honors students with financial need.

Congratulations, Mickey, on this well-deserved honor! Read our Q&A with Mickey Sogard to learn more about her and Jeff’s support for UM.