Alumni Awards

Each year the Louisburg College Alumni Association presents special awards to alumni and community leaders in recognition of their professional accomplishments and/or service and dedication to the College.
 
If you know a deserving alumus or community leader who meets the criteria for a particular award, you can make a nomination by submitting a form online (see below).
 
alumni nomination form
 
You can also download a PDF of the form here and mail to Jamie Patrick at:
 
ATTN: Jamie Patrick
Louisburg College
501 N. Main Street
Louisburg, NC  27549.
 

 
Distinguished Alumnus Award
The Distinguished Alumnus Award was established in 1978, and is given to an alumnus who is an outstanding ambassador of Louisburg College, personifies the highest values on which the College was founded, and is renowned in his or her community, family and church.
 
Past Winners
1978: Carol Bessent Hayman '45
1981: Charles H. Mercer '38
1985: Betty H. Smith '42
1987: Margaret Weston Hoyle
1990: Patrick W. Carlton '57
1991: William D. Moon '45
1992: Roger G. Taylor '68
1993: James Suggs '75
1994: Anne Edens Pickard '57
1995: Ervin L. Williams '84
1996: Willard A. Dickerson '63
1997: James Floyd Ammons, Jr. '75
1998: Russell '54 and Clara Frazier '55
1999: Bobby '48 and Lida Couch Davis '49
2001: Helen Ayscue Bonner '48
2003: John F. Strotmeyer, Jr. '68
2004: Willard Britton Cobb '69
2005: Mike Boddie '77
2006: Dorothy Kennedy Honeycutt '45 and Mary Strowd Ward Riggsbee '45
2007: Horace Jernigan '47
2008: R.C. Hunt '75
2009: Douglas Edwards '53
2010: Mary Ruth Edwards Snyder '50 and Grady King Snyder '50
2011: Dr. Charles Douglas Bryant, Sr. '47
2012: Max Reese '73 and John & Sue Lewis '69
2013: Joe Mobley '69
2014: Carol Weeks '65
2015: Richard Hunter '68 and Trent Strickland '61
2016: Dr. Needham Yancey Gulley '98
2017: Daniel Thomas '07
 
 
Outstanding Young Alumnus Award
The Outstanding Young Alumnus Award was established in 1993, and recognizes an alumnus who has graduated within the past twenty years and achieved significant accomplishments in a profession or in the community. 
 
Past Winners
1993: Sonia Galloway Griswold '83
1994: Rhodrick W. Gray '90
1995: Martin Thorne '86
1996: William L. Melvin '86
1999: Haven Cooper '84
2003: Allen M. Murphy '98
2004: Stephanie Tolbert Buchanan '97
2005: Josh Rupe '02
2006: Scott Riggs '91
2007: Cherie Mills '05
2008: Randy Everett '95
2009: Michael Murray '97
2010: Tara Simone Brown '91
2011: Brian McCants '91
2012: Travis Cherry '96 and William Bryant Fields, II '01
2013: Leewyn Kellam ‘96
2014: Christy Knight '90
2015: Shekanah Solomon '10
2016: Travis Combest '98
2017: Brittany Hunt '10
 
 
Dr. Cecil W. Robbins Public Service Award
The Dr. Cecil W. Robbins Public Service Award was established 1997 in honor of former Louisburg College President Dr. Cecil W. Robbins, and honors an alum or member of the community who has shown exceptional dedication to Louisburg College by contributing outstanding and meaningful service to the College. Selection is based on contributions of time, effort and/or commitment and enrichment of the mission and standing of Louisburg College.
 
Past Winners
1997: C. Ray Pruette
1998: Grady Snyder '50
1999: Charles M. Davis
2001: Lucy Allen and Ed Brown
2002: Frances Boyette Dickson '35
2003: B.B. Pruitt
2004: Anne Edens Pickard '57
2005: Tom Walden
2006: Fred Roberson '62
2007: W. Seymour Holt '49
2008: Don Fish '60
2009: Edgar J. Boone
2010: Faye Strickland Griffin '64 and Dr. Rodney S. Foth
2011: Robert Beck '53
2012: Professor J. Craig Eller
2013: Ed Woodhouse, Sr. ‘56
2014: Professor Will Hinton
2015: Sheilah Cotton
2016: William Byrd Wilkins '85
2017: Scott Shook '90
 
 
Henry Douglass “Doug” Lindsay III ’66 Young Alumnus Service Award
The Henry Douglass “Doug” Lindsay III ’66 Young Alumnus Service Award was established in 2011, and is a special presidential service award that honors an alumnus who has graduated within the past twenty years and has demonstrated extraordinary service to Louisburg College through the commitment of time and effort on its behalf. 
 
Past Winners
2011: Kyle Perkins '07
2012: Stephanie Tolbert '97
2013: Thomas Wardrick '90
2014: Candace "Candy" Jones '99
2015: Brittany Hunt '10
2016: Derrick Vause '14
2017: Daniel Wilson '06
 
 
Allen de Hart Humanitarian Award 
The Allen de Hart Humanitarian Award was established in 2013, and recognizes a visionary alumnus or member of the community who is renowned for a breadth of creative endeavors and lasting accomplishments that serve and uplift humanity.
 
Past Winners
2013: Professor Allen de Hart
2014: Bill Hurley '53
2015: Faculty Emeriti, Rev. Sidney Stafford
2016: Clara Frazier '55
2017: Charley-John Smith