Distinguished Alumni

First awarded in 1967 to Annie Jett Rogers, Class of 1913, the Distinguished Alumni Award is bestowed by the Stuart Hall Alumni Association to those former students who demonstrate exceptional moral integrity, social responsibility, and philanthropic service to Stuart Hall and to their communities. Through how they live their lives, these individuals embody the spirit of Stuart Hall in mind, body, heart, and spirit: Omnia cum Deo.

1967 Annie Jett Rogers '13*
1968 Mary Caperton Armistead '17*
1969 Sarah East Nutt '27*
1970 Anne Pendleton Forrest '16*
1971 Janet Miller King '08*
1972 Mary Opie Robinson '31*
1973 Josephine Gibbs Lotz '34*
1974 Peggy Runnels Bowditch '59
1975 Linda Roller Livick '53
1976 Lucy Venable '44
1977 Tommy Braxton Callison '29*
1978 Jane Roseberry Tolleson '48
1979 Emily Timberlake Watterson '30*
1980 Barry Thrift Brown '64
1981 Virginia Waller Davis '17*
1982 Shirley Wright Lester '54*
1983 Julia Gooch Richmond '30*
1984 Susanna P. Turner '31*
1985 Elizabeth Pinkerton Scott '32
1987 Page Hynes Sullenberger '63
1989 Florence Gray Tullidge '45*
1990 Pamela Burnside Gray '44*
1991 Elizabeth Moore Young '41*
1992 Mary Beirne Kerr Nutt '57
1993 Kathryn “Kitty” Maddux Quarles '47
1994 Georgene Mathewson Maxwell ’47*
1995 Bonnie Fontenot Nielson '64
1996 Adele Gooch Kiessling '34*
1997 Mary Agnes Amick Melton '46*
1998 Helen Cover Lineweaver '29*
1999 Mary “Boots” Tayor Mason '49*
2000 Alice Trout Hagan '45*
2001 Virginia Warner Louisell '43*
2002 Elaine Elder McCarrick '61
2003 Susan Lambert Yates '73 and Claiborne Dohs Elder '53
2004 Paige Galt Lester Pruett '89
2005 Susie McMullen Beck '60 and Jason Redifer '03*
2006 Emilie Van Petten Merritt '46
2007 Glennie Smith Forbes ’60, Ruth Smith Pritchard ’62, and Annette Smith Parker ’69
2008 Nan McLaughlin McVey ’58
2009 Anne Cooke Strickler ’49* and Brooke Canada Golden ’64
2010 Jane Pollock Mellen ’48* and Sugie Sproul Battin ’68
2011 Sally Opie Watson ’48 and Denise Wooldrige ’76
2012 Bruce Higginbotham Hemp ’72
2013 Mary Morriss “Marney” Gibbs ’53
2014 Sally Balch Hurme '64
2016 Anne Norris Kast '66
2017 Katie Campbell Spurlock '87
2018 Cathy Parks Loevner '67

*Denotes deceased

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