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Chad Walker '03, Named 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient
Posted on April 15, 2022
Trooper Chad Walker graduated from the Navarro College Police Academy in May 2003 and went on to serve as a Highway Patrolman in the State of Texas as Department of Public Safety in 2015.
On March 23, 2021, Trooper Walker sustained two gunshot wounds while attempting to assist a supposed stranded motorist. Trooper Walker ultimately succumbed to his injuries on March 31, 2021. Even in his passing, Trooper Walker’s desire was to help his fellow man and provide the gift of life through organ donation.
About the Distinguished Alumni Award
The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor that Navarro College bestows upon an outstanding alum. The award acknowledges and recognizes the outstanding accomplishments and exemplarily achievements of Navarro College alumni whose personal lives, professional achievements, and community service exemplify the objectives of their alma mater. The award recipients are chosen by the Distinguished Alumni Award Selection Committee consisting of members of the Navarro College Foundation Board of Directors, two Navarro College employees (active or retired) and the Executive Director of the Foundation.