Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award
The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, given in the form of a medal, is awarded based on characteristics of “heart, mind and helpfulness to others.” The award is presented at Commencement to a man and woman from the student body and a person who has a close working relationship with the College of William and Mary.
Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award Recipients
1926 Virginia Allen Smith, Lomax Wells
1927 James Hardy Dillard, Herbert Lawrence Ganter, Minnie Robb Phaup
1928 A. Herbert Foreman, Lathrop Arnold Motley, Pauline Hines
1930 Jackson Davis, Willard Marvin Entwisle, Alice Harwood
1931 George Walter Mapp, Elliott D. Healy, Virginia Arthur
1932 Sydney B. Hall, Davis Y. Paschall, Anne Croxton
1933 John Stewart Bryan, Ira H. Erickson, Catherine Cubberly
1934 Oscar McMurtrie Voorhies, Howard M. Scammon, Jr., Ann Randolph Pharr
1935 Cary T. Grayson, Ernest Goodrich, Jane Gilmer
1936 Douglas S. Freeman, Rogers Mapp, E. Lois Burr
1937 Janius Blair Fishburne, Daniel Robert Dixon, Margaret C. Johnson
1938 Gabriella Page, Wilfred Tuggle, Jane Speakman
1939 James Hurst, Herbert Krueger, Mildred Mode
1940 William Thomas Hodges, John Edward Dillard, Ethel Elizabeth Moore
1941 David Bennett Camp, Ellen Frances Lindsay, Charles Post McCurdy, Jr.
1942 Edgard J. Fisher, Jr., Mildred Anne Hill, The Right Reverend John Boyd Bentley
1943 Sidney Grayson Clary, Jacqueline Fowlkes, Rear Admiral Manley Hale Simons, U.S.N. (Ret.)
1944 Marjorie E. Lentz, David B. McNamara, Chaplain Clinton A. Neyman, U.S.N.
1945 Nancy Lee Carnegie, Thomas Granville Pullen, Jr.,
1946 Dr. Robert Gilchrist Robb, Robert Harry Bryant, Margaret Edith Potter
1947 Rear Admiral W.L. Ainsworth, U.S.N., George Robert Jacobs, Jane Ann Segnitz
1948 Dr. Grace Warren Landrum, Mary Aubrey Keeney, Mark Edward Waldo
1949 Richard Lysle Bethards, Paul Neyron Derring, Mary Beverly Harrison Wilson
1950 Carra Nicholls Dillard, Harvey Lawrence Glass, Vernon L. Nunn
1951 Robert Blew Lawson, Ina Gordon Saville, Archibald F. Ward, Jr.
1952 Jeanne Vester, Ronald Emon Barnes, John Evans Hocutt
1953 Nancy Joan Child, Carmen Joseph Romeo
1954 Madge Charlton Cushing, Winfred O’Neal Ward, Marguerite Wynne-Roberts
1955 Marilyn Ruth Zaiser, Thomas Michael Jordan, Dr. Baxter I. Bell
1956 Victoria Clayton Stone, William Francis Marfizo,
1957 Zona Mae Fairbanks, Alexander Victor Fakadej
1958 Betsy Painter Stafford, William Ferguson Mitchell
1959 Jane Aubrey Boorman, James Wellons Brinkley
1960 Ann Coffield Perkins, Lauren Forest Kardatzke
1961 Charles Aubrey White, Jr., Carolyn Sue Foutz
1962 Mary Elena Ruddy, Stanley Lynn Shaw, Dudley Warner Woodbridge
1963 Frank Karl Zavitkovsky, Patricia Arlene Pound, Edward Katz
1964 William V. Cleveland Jr., Susan Hall Roache, William George Guy
1965 Robert Michael Gates, Jean Carol Stern, Althea Hunt
1966 William Roger Heins, Dorothy Bruce Edel
1967 Mary Mackall Stedman, James Robert Bell
1968 Patricia Ann Milliren, David Whitt Rutledge
1969 Anne Bradstreet, James Edwin Barton
1970 John D. Shearin III, Carol Good Roberts, Martha Elizabeth Barksdale
1971 Robert Charles Jolly, Charlotte Webb Sandquist, Agnes Winn Paschall
1972 Henry Thompson Tucker, Jr., Jacqueline Gail Sivertsen, Carter O. Lowance
1973 Nancy Lee Rowland, David Kern Anderson, Charles F. Marsh
1974 Laurelle Ann Baxter, Douglas Frederick Pinter, Blake T. Newton, Jr.
1975 Michelle Yvonne Whitehurst, James van Istendal Black, Thomas F. Mainor
1976 Corby Lynne Cochran, Gary Wayne Charles, Thomas E. Thorne
1977 Karen Adele Yanity, Jeffrey Wayne Leppo, Marguerite Wynne-Roberts
1978 Joellen Selora Jacoby, Mark W. Stanley, Lois Hornsby
1979 Cathy Michele Allen, Alvin Gerald Austin, Jr., Mary and Donald Gonzales
1980 Marla Ann Gusmer, Merlin C. Vaughan, Edward E. Jones
1981 Keith Best, Jennifer Lea Tatnall, Irene B. Slagle
1982 Sarah Gayle Armbrister, Michael Geren Landen, Barbara Stevens Ball
1983 Stephen Damian Bisese, Cynthia Lynne Nash, Frances Breese
1984 Jon Douglas Klein, Susan Elizabeth Wise, Richard W. Rastetter
1985 Carol Ann Epling, Samuel Kirk Payne, Katherine A. Yates
1986 Monica Maria Tetzlaff, Roy Burton Sauberman, Carol Egelhoff
1987 Stephanie Angela Jayne, Michael David Torrey, Father Ronald Seguin
1988 Dianne Theresa Carter, Andrew Wylie Jacob, Harriett E. Reid
1989 Dwona Lynette vanTree, Douglas Latta Smith, Dr. Jay L. Chambers
1990 Jamie Krisine Doyle, Cary Nelson Davis Fishburne, Howard M. Smith, Jr.
1991 Daniel William Donovan, Judith Ann Rossman, James N. McCord
1992 Earl Thomas Granger III, Ernestine A. Jackson, Katherine Page O’Neill
1993 Emeritus Joseph S. Agee, Stephen Baldwin Watts, Anne Michelle Turner
1994 Cheryl Lynn Grant, Daniel Paul Rodgers, John Maurice Levy (Professor of Law)
1995 Dara Lehigh, Mikhail Davis, Charles Kelly (campus minister from St.Bede’s Catholic Church)
1996 Robert Eric Wone, Tara Marie Adams, Dr. Frank T. Lendrim
1997 Amy Catherine Beasley, Matthew Michael Couch, James Sands Kelly
1998 Karen Elizabeth Silverberg, Rodney Carneil Pratt, Peter A. Mantey
1999 Matthew Todd Lambert, Hillary Elizabeth Browne, S. Dean Olson
2000 Janet Elizabeth Haws, Paul Brandon Clay-Rooks, Emeric Fischer
2001 James Whitten Ellerman, Sarah Cargile Glass, Roy Alfred Williams
2002 Lauren Hilary Park, Robert James Lockridge, Carl Richard (Rick) Berquist (State Geologist, Director of Division of Mineral Resources, Charlottesville)
2003 Fiona Caroline Horgan, Brent Douglas Turner, Randall S. and Shelby M. Hawthorne (Both are graduates of the College; Randall has been president of Spiked Shoe Society for 27 years; he issued the first edition of Track Talk in July 1976; he raised over 3 million dollars in the last 15 years for track program endowment; they established two named scholarships themselves)
2004 Sada Andrews, Matt Roosevelt, Al Albert (class of 1969, William and Mary men’s soccer coach for 33 years)
2005 Alicia Grace Browder, George Srour, Rev. Dr. William Sidney Parks (served the College as the Baptist campus minister for the previous 22 years)
2006 Heather Marie Jamais Soloria, Amol Chandra Patel, Paul Marcus (Haynes Professor, School of Law)
2007 Chris Lemon, Richael Faithful, Louise Kale (Executive Director of the Historic Campus)
2009 Kevin Kwabena Kessie Dua, Syeda Adeela Tajdar, Sandra J. Wilms (Executive Assistant to the Board of Visitors)
2010 Jessica Jung Ae Kim, Lamar Brandon Shambley, David Meredith Hindman (United Methodist campus minister)
2011 Lauren Christine Edmonds, John Matthew Pothen, Pamela Garrette (William and Mary Career Center)
2012 Jennifer Lynn Quigley, Andrew Bradley Gardner, Clayton M. Clemens (Chancellor Professor of Government)
2013 Bailey Clair Rose and Kevin Norman Barrett, student winners. Earl T. Granger, III, Associate Vice President for University Development, was the non-student recipient.
2014 Rachel Brooks and Chase Koontz, student winners. Rev. John Maxwell Kerr, Episcopal Chaplain at William & Mary, was the non-student recipient.
2015 Hannah Sophia Kohn, Andrew Alden Wilke, student winners. Stephen W. Tewksbury, Executive Director of University Events, was the non-student recipient.
Material in the Special Collections Research Center
References in the The Flat Hat, William & Mary News, and Alumni Gazette:
- W&M designated as one of fifteen institutions where award maybe made FH, 11/23/1928, pg. 2.
- Awards given for outstanding work in various fields FH, 11/7/1930, pg. 3, 9.
- Memorial award resume of.. AG, 11.3, pg. 7a.
- List of recipients AG, 11.3, pg. 7b.
- Awards given AG, 11.3, pg. 7, 14.
- Recipients – 1944 AG, 12.1, pg. 2a.
- Jon D. Klein and Elizabeth Wise receive award AG, June 1984, pg. 9 (picture).
- Carol Ann Epling, Samual Kirk Payne and Katherine A. Yates receive awards WMN, 5/16/1985, pg. 5.
- Samuel Kirk Payne and Carol Ann Eppling receive award AG, June 1985, pg. 13 (picture).
- Monica Marie Tetzlaff and Roy Burton Sauberman receive award WMN, 5/15/1986, pg. 1, 7.
- Awarded to Monica Marie Tetzloff, Roy Burton Sauberman, Caroline T. Egelhoff ‘1936 AG, June 1986, pg. 1, 8-11, 17 (pictures).
- Nominations sough WMN, 3/25/1987, pg. 2; WMN 4/8/1987, pg. 5.
- Awarded to Stephanie Jayne, Michael Torrey and Father Ron Seguin WMN, 5/20/1987, pg. 1, 3 (picture).
- Awarded to Ron Seguin, David Torrey, and Stephanie Jayne AG, June 1987, pg. 1, 11 (picture).
- Dianne Carter, Andrew Jacob, and Harriet Reid are recipients of award WMN, 5/19/1988, pg. 8 (pictures).
- Special awards given to Jamie Kristen Doyle and Cary Nelson Davis Fishburne WMN, 5/17/1990, pg. 3.
- Howard M. Smith ‘1943 wins award AG, June 1990, pg. 1, 8 (picture).
- Kartherine O’Neill, Earl Granger, and Ernestine A. Jackson win award WMN, 5/20/1992, pg. 6 (picture).
- Turner, Watts, and Agee win Sullivan awards WMN, 5/19/1993, pg. 5.
- Turner and Watts receives Sullivan awards AG, May/June 1993, pg. 2.
- Cheryl Grant, Daniel Rodgers, and John Levy receive Sullivan awards WMN, 5/19/1994, pg. 5, 6 (picture).
- Tara Adams, Robert Wone win Sullivan awards WMN, 5/16/1996, pg. 4-5 (picture).
- Matt Couch, Amy Beasly receive awards WMN, 5/21/1997, 5 (picture).
- Nominations sought WMN, 3/26/1998, pg. 7.
- Browne, Lambert receive awards WMN, 5/27/1999, pg. 7 (picture).
- Dean Olson wins award WMN, 5/27/1999, pg. 9 (picture).
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