On September 11, 2013 Dr. Craig Wardrip was awarded the 2013 Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumnus Award. He is pictured above with Dean Willie Reed. He was recognized for his excellence in teaching, clinical medicine, organized veterinary medicine, the military, work with veterinary technician programs and community service. He is a distinguished alumnus of Purdue University who truly “bleeds Black and Gold”. Check out his “gold ” shoes.