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Distinguished Service Medal

Carolina Alumni’s Distinguished Service Medal has been awarded since 1978 to alumni and others who have provided outstanding service to Carolina Alumni and/or the University. It is presented at the Annual Alumni Luncheon each spring.

2023
Douglas S. Dibbert ’70 | Award citation (awarded June 9, 2023)
Debbie Dibbert | Award citation (awarded June 9, 2023)
Dwight L. Jacobs ’87 | Award citation (awarded May 13, 2023)
Barbara Kilpatrick Lee ’88 | Award citation (awarded May 13, 2023)
Karen C. Shelton | Award citation (awarded May 13, 2023)

2022
Terry Ellen Rhodes ’78 | Award citation
Patricia Ann Timmons-Goodson ’76 (’79 JD) | Award citation

2021
Michael “Mike” Fox ’78 (’79 MAT) | Award citation
William A. “Bill” Keyes IV ’75 (’18 PhD) | Award citation
Teresa Artis Neal ’83 | Award citation
Edward C. “Eddie” Smith Jr. ’65 | Award citation

2020
James E. “Jim” Delany ’70 (’73 JD) | Award citation
Charles E. “Chuck” Lovelace Jr. ’77 (’79 MBA) | Award citation
John L. Townsend III ’77 (’82 MBA) | Award citation

2019
Carol L. Folt | Award citation
William Lee Roper | Award citation
Winston Boyd Crisp ’92 (JD) | Award citation

2018
Phillip L. Clay ’68 | Award citation
Dwight D. Stone ’73 | Award citation
Teresa Holland Williams ’77 | Award citation

2017
Stephen Farmer | Award citation
Michael Kennedy ’79 | Award citation
Sallie Krawcheck ’87 | Award citation

2016
John Burress III ’58 | Award citation
Charlie Loudermilk ’50 | Award citation
Jordy Whichard ’79 | Award citation

2015
H. Shelton Earp III ’70 (MD, ’72 MS)  |  Award citation
Robyn Shernita Hadley ’85  |  Award citation
Thomas Warren Ross Sr. ’75 (JD)  |  Award citation

2014
W. Lowry Caudill ’79  |  Award citation
Donald Williams Curtis ’63 |  Award citation
Henry Ell Frye ’59 (JD) |  Award citation
Julia Sprunt Grumbles ’75  |  Award citation
Hugh A. McAllister Jr. ’66 (MD) |  Award citation

2013
C. Knox Massey Jr. ’59 and Mary Ann Keith Massey ’59  |  Award citation
H. Holden Thorp ’86 and Patti Thorp |  Award citation
Van Louis Weatherspoon ’54 and Kay Massey Weatherspoon  |  Award citation

2012
John Gray Blount Ellison Jr. ’69 (’72 MBA)  |  Award citation
William Burwell Harrison Jr. ’66 |  Award citation
Randy Kane Jones ’79 (’82 JD) |  Award citation
Shirley Ort |  Award citation

2011
Erskine Boyce Bowles ’67 |  Award citation
John P. “Jack” Evans |  Award citation
Sallie Shuping-Russell ’77 |  Award citation

2010
Barbara Rosser Hyde ’83 |  Award citation
Brenda W. Kirby |  Award citation
Karol Virginia Mason ’79 |  Award citation
Roy Allen Williams ’72 (73 MAT)|  Award citation

2009
Dwight Merrimon Davidson III ’77 |  Award citation
Fredric Neville Eshelman ’72 |  Award citation
Bernadette Gray-Little |  Award citation
James Horner Winston ’55 |  Award citation

2008
Russell Miller Carter ’71 |  Award citation
Dennis and Joan Gillings |  Award citation
James Moeser  |  Award citation
Roger Lee Perry Sr. ’71 |  Award citation

2007 
William Wallace Guthridge |  Award citation
Anthony Stephen Harrington ’63 |  Award citation
Jean Almand Kitchin ’70 |  Award citation
Nelson Schwab III ’67  |  Award citation

2006
Max Carrol Chapman Jr. ’66 |  Award citation
Mary Anne Dickson ’63 |  Award citation
Carl L. Matheson ’57 |  Award citation
C. Dixon Spangler Jr. ’54 |  Award citation

2005
Doris Waugh Betts ’54 |  Award citation
Richard R. Cole |  Award citation
Julian Hart Robertson Jr. ’55 |  Award citation
Richard Tyrone “Stick” Williams ’75 |  Award citation

2004
Nancy Faison Bryson ’60 |  Award citation
Vaughn Douglas Bryson ’60 |  Award citation
Marjorie Bryan Buckley ’62 |  Award citation
David Gardner Frey ’64 (’67 JD) |  Award citation
Willis Padgett Whichard ’62 (’65 LLBJD) |  Award citation

2003
Marc Basnight |  Award citation
Paul Hardin |  Award citation
Margaret Taylor Harper |  Award citation
Richard Hampton Jenrette ’51 |  Award citation

2002
Harvey Elliott Beech ’52 (LLB) | Award citation
Johnny Harris ’69 | Award citation
Roy Parker ’52 | Award citation
Earl Norfleet “Phil” Phillips Jr. ’62 | Award citation

2001
Richard Allen Baddour ’66 (’75 MA) |  Award citation
Richard J. Richardson |  Award citation
Frances Angas Weaver ’49 (’77 MSLS) |  Award citation

2000
Michael K. Hooker ’69 |  Award citation
William Octavius McCoy ’55 |  Award citation
Ann Lewallen Spencer ’50 |  Award citation
Charles McKimmon Winston ’53 |  Award citation

1999
William Preston Aycock II ’65 (’70 JD) | Award citation (PDF)
Susan Haughton Ehringhaus ’66 (’68 JD) | Award citation (PDF)
Joel Lawrence Fleishman ’55 (’59 JD, ’60 MA) | Award citation (PDF)
Edward Hooper Hardison ’55 | Award citation (PDF)
Howard Nathaniel Lee ’66 (MSW) | Award citation (PDF)

1998
Anthony Eden Rand ’61 (’64 LLBJD) | Award citation (PDF)
James Terry Sanford ’39 (’46 LLBJD) | Award citation (PDF)
Charles Milton Shaffer Jr. ’64 (’67 JD) | Award citation (PDF)

1997
Stuart Osborne Bondurant Jr. ’50  | Award citation (PDF)
Esphur E. Foster  | Award citation (PDF)
Paul Fulton ’57  | Award citation (PDF)
James Baxter Hunt Jr. ’64 (LLBJD)  | Award citation (PDF)
Ernest Warriner Williamson ’51(’52 MEd) | Award citation (PDF)

1996
J. Allen Adams ’52 (’54 LLBJD) | Award citation (PDF)
Timothy Brooks Burnett ’62  | Award citation (PDF)
Thomas Stephen Kenan III ’59  | Award citation (PDF)
Eleanor Saunders Morris ’55 | Award citation (PDF)

1995
William J. Armfield IV ’56 | Award citation (PDF)
Woody L. Durham ’63 | Award citation (PDF)
C. Felix Harvey III ’43 | Award citation (PDF)
Douglass Hunt ’46 | Award citation (PDF)
Charles B. Kuralt ’55 | Award citation (PDF)

1994
Walter Royal Davis | Award citation (PDF)
Maurice John Koury ’48 | Award citation (PDF)
Anne Ellen Queen | Award citation (PDF)
Paul Joseph Rizzo ’50 | Award citation (PDF)
Richard Yates Stevens ’70 (’74 JD, ’78 MPA) | Award citation (PDF)
Richard Allen Vinroot ’63 (’66 LLB) | Award citation (PDF)

1993
Henry Wilkins Lewis ’37 | Award citation (PDF)
Betty Ray McCain ’52 | Award citation (PDF)
W. Travis Porter III ’53 (’60 LLBJD) | Award citation (PDF)
Wade Marvin Smith ’60 (’63 LLBJD) | Award citation (PDF)

1992
Gladys Hall Coates | Award citation
Raymond Lewis Jeffries Jr. ’47 | Award citation
Thomas Willis Lambeth ’57 | Award citation
John Lassiter Sanders ’50 (’54 JD) | Award citation
John B. Turner | Award citation

1991
Anne Wilmoth Cates ’53 | Award citation
Gillian Townsend Cell | Award citation
James G. Exum Jr. ’57 | Award citation
E. Eugene Jackson ’55 | Award citation
R. D. McMillan Jr. ’34 | Award citation

1990
William McWhorter Cochrane ’37 (’41 LLBJD) | Award citation
Elizabeth Stetson Dowd ’53 | Award citation
James A. Harrell Sr. ’44 | Award citation
John A. Tate Jr. ’38 | Award citation

1989
Robert C. Eubanks Jr. ’61 | Award citation
Lloyd M. Jard ’43 | Award citation
Dean E. Smith | Award citation
Ralph N. Strayhorn Jr. ’47 (’50 LLBJD) | Award citation

1988
William B. Aycock ’37 (MA, ’48 JD) | Award citation
Christopher C. Fordham III ’47 (CMED) | Award citation
J. Carlyle Sitterson ’31 (’32 MA, ’37 PhD) | Award citation
N. Ferebee Taylor ’42  | Award citation

1987
Raymond Howard Dawson ’58 (PhD) | Award citation
Sarah Virginia Dunlap | Award citation
S. Philip Harris Jr. ’54 | Award citation
Mebane Moore Pritchett ’57 | Award citation
Edward L. Rankin Jr. ’40 | Award citation

1986
Ida Howell Friday ’47 (MPH) | Award citation
William Clyde Friday ’48 (LLB) | Award citation

1985
R. Mayne Albright ’31 (’34 MA, ’36 JD) | Award citation
Orville Bentley Campell ’42 | Award citation
Sibyl Goerch Powe ’47 | Award citation
Kenneth Claiborne Royall Jr. ’40 | Award citation
James Edgar Wadsworth ’34 (’41 MEd) | Award citation

1984
Ray Simpson Farris Jr. ’62 (’67 JD) | Award citation
Barbara Byrd Fordham ’49 | Award citation
J. Harold Lineberger ’26 | Award citation
Joseph W. Lineberger ’33 | Award citation

1983
W. Thomas Bost Jr. ’35 | Award citation
Bernard Joseph Flatow ’41 | Award citation
Daniel Lindsey Grant ’21 | Award citation
Grace Rutledge Hamrick ’41 | Award citation
Edward M. O’Herron ’38 | Award citation

1982
Hargrove “Skipper” Bowles ’41 | Award citation
Charles Milton Shaffer ’35 & Charlotte Winborne Shaffer ’34  | Award citation
Clarence Earl Whitefield ’44 & Jane Pittard Whitefield ’48  | Award citation

1981
Grace Mewborn Aycock ’69 (MSW) | Award citation
George Watts Hill Sr. (class of 1922) | Award citation
Robert B. House (class of 1916) | Award citation
Nancy Howard Sitterson ’42  | Award citation
Louise Ellington Taylor | Award citation

1980
Henry A. Foscue Sr. ’26 | Award citation
Charlie Justice ’50 | Award citation
Fred W. Morrison (class of 1913; 1913 MA) | Award citation
Corydon P. Spruill (class of 1920) | Award citation
Thomas J. White Jr. ’27 | Award citation

1979
L. Roy Armstrong ’26 | Award citation
Albert Coates (class of 1918) | Award citation
James Evans Davis ’40 (’42 CMED) | Award citation
C. Knox Massey Sr. ’25 | Award citation
Hugh M. Morton ’43 | Award citation

1978
Archibald K. Davis ’32 (’76 MA) | Award citation
Frank Borden Hanes Sr. ’42 | Award citation
Frank Hawkins Kenan ’35 | Award citation
Porter Cowles Pickell ’33 | Award citation
J. Maryon Saunders ’25 (’26 MA)  |  Award citation