Alumni Awards

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNA AWARD

This award is presented annually to an alumna who deserves special recognition for outstanding achievement in her career and community service. Past recipients are listed below.

1967 Rose Eloitz Bauder ’37
1984 Gail Hoover Brumett ’61, ’85
1985 Ethel Winbun Casey ’50
1986 Jane Youell Riegler ’41
1987 Mary Jo Tussey Baker ’57
1988 Lois Swanson Cooke ’50
1989 Carol Walcutt Arnold ’75
1990 Pat Tipton Esrael ’57
1991 Marilyn Staples ’61
1992 Dr. Gertrude Mynear McGuire ’59
1993 Phyllis Coffey ’63
1994 Sara Cathleen Winsor Johnson ’56
1995 Dr. Martha Mann Yallup ’58
1996 Donna Turner Rennecker ’71
1997 Dr. Dorothy Perrin Moore ’59
1998 Dr. May Chu ’66
2000 L. Kaye Bowles-Durnell ’67
2001 Donna Russell Moore ’62
2002 Julianne Williams Perry ’55
2003 Judith Brown Alexander ‘66
2004 Not awarded
2005 Dr. Margaret Chang Pan Quon ‘55
2006 Norma Bledsoe Gould ‘46
2007 Sue Hardin Higginbotham ‘55
2008 Nancy Bramel Millensifer ‘50
2009 Gina Lowry, PhD, RN ’92 & ‘94
2010 Not Awarded
2011 Kimberly Gayle Pennington ‘93
2012 Cynthia Fogg ’01 & ‘09
2013 Shannon Raymer ‘95
2014 Not Awarded
2015 Not Awarded


 

RUTH SLACK ROACH MEMORIAL AWARD

This award was established in October 1995 in memory of Ruth Slack Roach, a long-time friend and supporter of the University. It is presented to an alumna who has demonstrated community service and leadership in the same spirit as Ruth exemplified throughout her life. Past recipients are listed below.

1995 Opal McElfresh Eiford ’41
1996 Clara Rice Tincher ’41
1997 Tempa Gaunce Endicott ’32
1998 Pat Wilson ’47
2001 Lois Swanson Cooke ’50
2002 Carolyn Whitlock Varner ’41
2003 Anna Teater Lewis ’41
2004 Betty White Martin ’59
2005 Ina B. Turner Bolton ‘55
2006 Midway Nursing Home Task Force (HomePlace)
2007 Mary Jo Tussey Baker ‘57
2008 Frances Kirkpatrick Bruce ’50 &
Nancy Cooper Faulconer ‘57
2009 Northern KY Alumnae Group
2010 Not Awarded
2011 Brenda Jackson ‘70
2012 Mary Alice Dunn Kennedy ‘51
2013 Not Awarded
2014 Bonnie Burk Koester ‘57
2015 Donna Crain Drury ‘99


 

PARRISH-PINKERTON AWARD

The Parrish-Pinkerton Award is presented to a non-alumna who, through friendship and outstanding service, has promoted the University. Past recipients listed below.

1990 Margaret Ware Parrish
1991 Ethel Prewitt
1992 Helen Hodges
1993 Susan Ware
1994 Ruth Roach
1995 Dr. Peggy C. Wilds
1996 Isabel Yates
1997 Dr. and Mrs. Robert Botkin
1998 Dr. Travis Rawlings
2001 Marcia A. Hicks
2002 Betty Ann Voigt
2003 Ruth Hollar
2004 Sharon Huston
2005 Ouita Michel and Ella Drake – Francisco’s Farm
2006 Judy Marcum
2007 Joy Hembree * former trustee
2008 Dr. Judith Hatchett
2009 Janet Tadlock Jennings
2010 Not Awarded
2011 Barbara Kitchen
2012 Dr. Johnie Dean
2013 Helen Roach Rentch
2014 Rosi Ponce-Sanabria
2015 Dr. William Brown


 

MIDWAY MEDALLION

The Midway Medallion is presented to an alumna who has provided outstanding service to the University and its programs. Past recipients are listed below.

1987 Donna Turner Rennecker ’71
1988 Mary Lou Darland ’52
1989 Billie Jean Tipton VanHook ’59
1990 Mary Jo Tussey Baker ’57
1991 Patricia Soister ’72
1994 Tempa Gaunce Endicott ’32 *
1995 Ethel Winbun Casey ’50
1996 Edna Shearers Barber ’72, ’94
1997 Katherine Simpson Horton ’47
1998 Donna Russell Moore ’62
2001 Janet Mitchell Brown ’56 *
2002 Juanita Hawkins Gallivan ’60
2003 Marguerite Hanby Karlen ’29
2004 Pat Johnson Wilson ’47
2005 Linda Watkins Rosenkrans ‘56
2006 Mary Ann Lunsford Bach ‘55
2007 Agnes Spann Michael ‘43
2008 Chris Spurlin Jason ‘60
2009 Carolyn Whisman Bowles ‘55
2010 Not Awarded
2011 Judy Perry ‘55
2012 Not Awarded
2013 Not Awarded
2014 Not Awarded
2015 Not Awarded

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