- School of Public Health W.W. Patty Distinguished Alumni Award (2011)
Mr. Troy Vaughn is the Director of Recreation Services at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO and has been the since the fall, 2005. Prior to that, he was the Associate Director for Sports facilities and Recreation Services at Ball State University from 1996 - 2005. He has previously worked for the University of Evansville (Evansville, IN), Franklin College (Franklin, IN) and Hendrix College (Conway, AR) in campus recreation and residence life. He is also a former athletic trainer. Interests/Involvement includes being the chair of the Games management Team for the State Outdoor Championships in Cape Girardeau the past two years (Missouri Special Olympics). Member of the City of Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Coaching his daughter's two softball teams, directs the youth tackle football league in Cape Girardeau, and has a specific interest in resume evaluation and development for students and professionals alike from throughout the country. Originally from Indianapolis, Vaughn is married to wife Lori and has two children - Casey (age 14) and Ally (age 12).