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ASU Alumni Association honors Sun Devil leaders with 2015 Homecoming Awards


November 05, 2015

The ASU Alumni Association will honor Sun Devil alumni leadership at halftime during the upcoming Nov. 14 Homecoming game, which will pit ASU against the University of Washington Huskies. The Alumni Association will recognize Los Angeles television news anchor Christine Devine ’87 B.A. with its Alumni Service Award, and Win Holden, publisher of Arizona Highways Magazine, with its Alumni Appreciation Award.

Bob Boschee ’83 B.S., ’85 M.B.A., who was the 2014-15 chair of the organization’s board of directors and National Alumni Council, also will be honored for his service to the organization.

Alumni Service Award: Christine Devine ’87 B.A.

Christine Devine works as a news anchor on Fox News 11 (KTTV) in Los Angeles. She has won 16 Emmys and a number of other awards for her work as a broadcaster. She has been honored for her journalism and community contributions by the Los Angeles City Council, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. “Wednesday’s Child,” her weekly TV adoption segment, has helped hundreds of children from foster care in the Los Angeles area find forever families.

Devine frequently serves as emcee for various ASU-related events and organizations and has acted as a spokeswoman for the university’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions. She is an inductee into the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Alumni Hall of Fame. She has been a member of the ASU Alumni Association’s National Alumni Council, and provided major support for the Cronkite School’s new facility when it moved to the Downtown Phoenix campus in 2008.

Alumni Appreciation Award: Win Holden

Win Holden became publisher of Arizona Highways in 2000, and is credited with turning the magazine, which is produced by the Arizona Department of Transportation, into a powerful engine for promoting tourism and travel within the state. In addition to his work with Arizona Highways, Holden also was a director of the Fiesta Bowl for 26 years and has been named a life director, and ran the publishing and Internet groups for the family-owned multi-media conglomerate MAC America Communications.

He is an active supporter of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, currently serving on the Executive Committee of the school’s Cronkite Endowment Board of Trustees, and previously has served two terms as president of the endowment board. Holden has played a key role in raising funds to support the Cronkite Public Relations Lab by creating a conglomerate with the Downtown Phoenix Partnership.

Past Chair’s Award: Bob Boschee ’83 B.S., ’85 M.B.A.

Bob Boschee is a principal partner with Merrill Lynch’s Ashley & Boschee Group. Boschee worked while he was a student as a technical supervisor for ASU Public Events, overseeing events at ASU Gammage, Wells Fargo Arena and Sun Devil Stadium. In addition to his leadership role with the ASU Alumni Association, he has served as a liaison to the Arizona State University Foundation for A New American University's investment committee.

Boschee is a past president of the Phoenix Chartered Financial Analyst Society. He serves on the City of Phoenix Pedestrian and Biking Ad Hoc Task Force, and is a member of Class 32 of the Valley Leadership Institute. Boschee lives in north central Phoenix with his wife, Lynne, and their sons, Jack and Ben.

For more information on all Homecoming-related activities sponsored by the Alumni Association, visit http://alumni.asu.edu/events/homecoming.

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