Seoul National University honors the people who made distinguished achievements in their lives with the Distinguished SNU Members Award. It has been the highest honor bestowed upon SNU alumni or faculty since 1991. The award is granted annually on the founding anniversary of the university during the official anniversary ceremony.
Professor, Seoul National University Department of Composition
Composer and professor Kim is regarded as the founder of Korean classic songs. He composed more than 100 songs of unique Korean sentiment.
LHO Shin Young
Chairman of Lotte Scholarship Foundation
Chairman Lho contributed to national development in terms of diplomatic security serving as the Korean ambassador to Switzerland and the Minister of Foreign Affairs. As the chairman of the foundation, he supported underprivileged students.
Chairman of CJ Group
Chairman Sohn was one of the leaders of Korean economy. He led CJ group for long time and served as Chairman of Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry.