Professional Achievement Award

Professional Achievement Award (1 recipient / year)
Established in 1979, this award recognizes one alumni who has distinguished themselves in their chosen profession.  Winners are selected by a committee of their peers. Winners are notified by December 15th and awards are presented at Alumnae Reunion Weekend each spring.

Click here to nominate a deserving alum for the 2020 Professional Achievement Award!

Past Recipients

1979 — Elizabeth Parker (WC ’24)
1980 — A. Carroll Hart (WC ’35)
1981 — Roslyn E. Wallace (WC ’44)
1982 — Louise Trotti (WC ’38)
1983 — Clara Floyd Gehan (WC ’29)
1984 — Deloris Ward Napier (WC ’47)
1985 — Gwendolyn Brown Mundy (WC ’49)
1986 — Patricia J. Ellis (WC ’72)
1987 — Rebecca Bowles Hawkins (WC ’32)
1988 — Janice Summers Herbert (WC ’66)
1989 — Barbara Stockton Perry (WC ’47)
1990 — Thelma Peterson Peters (WC ’26)
1991 — Clyde Dixon Connell (WC ’19)
1992 — Gertrude Davenport (WC ’23) & Bete Todd Wages (WC ’46)
1993 — Helen Chance Hoffman (WC ’47)
1994 — Sarah Hambright Rhyne (WC ’34)
1995 — Martha Simmons (WC ’93)
1996 — Dale McElveen Jaeger (WC ’73) & Nelwyn Bagwell Turk (WC ’69)
1997 — Lee Ann Romberg White (WC ’82)
1998 — Modree Grogan Bowers (WC ’45)
1999 — Betty Verson Norton (WC ’52)
2000 — Robin Churn Francis (WC ’75)
2001 — Bettie Sue Merritt Harris (WC ’76)
2002 — Gloria Cassity Stargel (WC ’76)
2003 — Lynn Fink (WC ’82)
2004 — Martha Finger Stratton (WC ’45)
2005 — Jessica Vaughn Moss (WC ’80)
2006 — Dr. Lucy Dekle Braun (WC ’58)
2013 — Danita Emma (WC ’01)
2014 — Kimberly McCoy (WC ’92)
2015 — Susan Ables Irick (WC ’81)
2016 — Heather Johnson Wayne (WC ’98)
Spring 2017 — Catherine “KT” Curran (WC ’89)
Fall 2017 — Amber Markmann Simmons (WC ’03)
2018 — Dr. India Rose (WC ’06)

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