- Leanne Grotke Award (2013)
Those who say Nancy Arbuckle's life has gone to the dogs would be paying her a high compliment. A world-renowned breeder of champion Labrador retrievers, Arbuckle owns and operates Hunt Club Kennels in Zionsville, Ind. Her dogs have won Best of Breed at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. She is an AKC Breeder of Merit and a Westminster judge. As an IU athlete, she participated in gymnastics and volleyball. Her career also includes teaching, coaching swimming, and judging both gymnastics and diving. Overlooking her kennels is a studio for another of her passions ' painting. Among her favorite subjects are travel and hometown landscapes and portraits, both of people and dogs. She is a life member of the Varsity Club, the I Association, and the IU Alumni Association.