Alumni Awards

To nominate an alumnus/a for one of the following awards, please email alumni@greensboroday.org or fill out the form to the right.

Please submit all nominations by March 31, 2018.

List of 4 items.

  • Distinguished Alumni Award

    The Greensboro Day School Alumni Association, in recognition of excellence on the part of our alumni, established the Distinguished Alumni Award in 1991. This award is presented annually during Commencement to the alumnus/a who best exhibits at least one of the following qualities:

    A. extraordinary service to the City of Greensboro, the state of North Carolina, or the nation

    B. extraordinary distinction in one's field of specialization or extraordinary service to society and corresponding tangible benefit to fellow citizens

    Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients
    1991 - Mary Copeland '79
    1992 - Jane Gorrell '79
    1993 - Bill Morrisette '75
    1994 - Millard Porter '81, Newton Cowan '84
    1995 - Edward Cone '80, Ann Clark '76
    1996 - Mary Marr Dillard Johnson '75, Tom Lambeth '77
    1997 - Thomas Roberts '89
    1998 - Missy Martin '84
    1999 - Linda Knox Sudnik '79
    2000 - David Howard '76
    2001 - Wendy Lavine '85
    2002 - Cynthia Green '79
    2003 - Courtney LeBauer '91
    2004 - Max Hendrix '88
    2005 - Amanda Taylor Marshall '93
    2006 - Lisa Doughten '85
    2007 - Sallie Lacy '93
    2008 - Andy Alspaugh '83
    2009 - Wayne H. Robinson '76
    2010 - Leslie Hummel '94
    2011 - Ned Sharpless '84
    2012 - Rebecca Nadel '93
    2013 - Sonny Caberwal '97
    2014 - Kara Medoff Barnett '96
    2015 - Pearse Edwards '87
    2016 - Noni Thomas Lopez '90
    2017 - Jeff Yurcisin '93 
     
  • Alumni Service Award

    The Greensboro Day School Alumni Association established the Alumni Service Award in 2002. This award is presented to an alumnus/a during Commencement who exhibits dedication and achievement in service to Greensboro Day School through exemplary leadership in voluntary service to the school.

    Alumni Service Award Recipients
    2003 - Bill Soles '75
    2004 - Chrissy Olson '85
    2005 - Laura Wagg Gasiorek '82
    2006 - Danny Wright '89
    2007 - J. Scott '90
    2008 - Virginia Harris Knox '83
    2009 - Jennifer Smith Adams '86
    2010 - Charles Tinsley '81
    2011 - John Lineweaver '81
    2012 - Sally Gorrell Kuratnick '75
    2013 - Jeb Brooks '01
    2014 - Chuck Keeley '81 and Jim Rucker '82
    2015 - Mary Marr Dillard Johnson '75
    2016 - Grier Booker Richards '97
    2017 - Holly Barnes Hofbauer '92 
  • Alumni Extra Yard Award

    Established in 2000, the Alumni Extra Yard Award is given to a teacher who goes "above and beyond" to impact another person's life, a program or their community. This award, given by the GDS Alumni Association, is presented to two recipients each year.

    Alumni Extra Yard Award Recipients
    2000 - Peter Amidon '90 & Carmen Redding
    2001 - Carl Fenske & Lori Arends
    2002 - Libby Alspaugh & Brad Pazant
    2003 - Louise Cornet & Val Vickers
    2004 - Iraida Fung & Susan Kunar
    2005 - Jane Gutsell & Tim Martin
    2006 - Lee Roane & Kay Zimmerman
    2007 - Janet Poole & Sonny Willis '96
    2008 - Trish Morris & Cindy Stan
    2009 - Ashley Knapp Meyer '97 & Carol Williams
    2010 - Marilyn Jones
    2011 - Kathy Gillespie & Mary Beth Phillips
    2012 - Charli Kelly & Stephanie Richardson
    2013 - Michelle Bostian & Randy Mintz
    2014 - Jose Navarro & Ruthie Tutterow
    2015 - Mary Beth Phillips & Laura Hines
    2016 - Mara Montana & Holly Barnes Hofbauer '92
    2017 - Stephanie Ezerman & Gwen Lowe
  • Class Giving Competition

    Established in 2013, the Alumni Class Giving Competition aims to add friendly competition to the annual fund. From July 1-March 31, each class tries to get as many alumni from their class to make a gift to the annual fund. The class with the highest participation percentage wins! Which class will step up in 2015 to take down the Classes of '04 and '05?

    Class Giving Competition Winners
    2013 - Class of 2004
    2014 - Class of 2005
    2015 - Class of 2004
    2016 - Class of 1980
    2017 - Class of 1980

Nominate an Alumni

To nominate an alumnus/a for one of the following awards, complete the form below.

Please submit all nominations by March 31, 2018.
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