2023 Alumni Awards

On March 23, 2023, Emory & Henry celebrated the 186th anniversary of the founding of the college and awards were presented by the Emory & Henry Alumni Association to recognize outstanding alumni and faculty members.

Posted July 06, 2023

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Emory & Henry College seal The Carl and Ruth Looney Humanitarian Award

Rosemary Gray, ’69
Presented to Gray for her outstanding work in higher education promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.

The Distinguished Achievement Award

Bishop Phyllis Spiegel, ’88
Presented to Bishop Spiegel in recognition of her recent election to the position of Bishop of the Utah Diocese of the Episcopal Church.

The Fred Selfe Distinctive Service to Emory & Henry Award

Friends of the Sciences Volunteers
Presented to Friends of the Sciences Volunteers in appreciation for more than 25 years of creating summer research opportunities for E&H students.

The A.L. Mitchell Young Alumna Award

Ali Singleton Reilly, ’17
Presented to Reilly for her outstanding commitment to environmental conservation.

The James A. Davis Faculty Award

Dr. D. C. Cobler, ’95
Presented to Dr. Cobler for his distinguished leadership in academics and student mentoring.

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