Mark Cady, of Fort Dodge, is the 2012 recipient of the Alumni Achievement Award from Drake University in Des Moines.
Cady graduated from the University in 1978 with a juris doctorate from the College of Law; he also received his bachelor of arts degree from the College of Liberal Arts. He will be honored on April 26 at a reception on campus.
The Drake University National Alumni Association Board of Directors recognizes individuals whose outstanding professional accomplishments and volunteer services have contributed to the success and reputation of Drake University. The Alumni Achievement Award honors alumni for outstanding achievement in their career or profession.
Cady is chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court and is an adjunct instructor of business in law and judicial studies at Buena Vista University. He is part of the Drake Law School Board of Counselors.