Awarded to an alumnus or alumna whose professional accomplishments and achievements are exceptionally noteworthy and distinctive in his/her profession.

Also being honored by the Bucknell Alumni Association with its "Achievement in a Chosen Profession" award, Jim Tyson studied the jurisprudence course as an undergraduate. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, Cap and Dagger, and L'Agenda, He was quite involved in debate events and chaired the Junior Sleigh Ride.