Ellison Onizuka Young Alumnus Award
The Eliison Onizuka Young Alumnus Award was created to highlight how hard work and dedication lead to success, not simply time. The Onizuka Award – named after Triangle Fraternity brother Ellision S. Onizuka colo69 who flew on the space shuttle Discovery in 1985 and lost his life in the Challenger accident January 1986 – is awarded to members of Triangle who have received outstanding acknowledgement in such fields of engineering, architecture, the sciences, industry, government, etc. by virtue of this having enhanced the prestige of Triangle. Recipients of this had to have achieved this success within twenty years after their initiation to Triangle Fraternity.