Belhaven Alumni Awards

The Alumni Awards Dinner will be Friday, November 5, 2021. This has been a great time of fellowship and celebration. Please consider joining us for this fun event. Register here.

Year Name Award
1962 Elizabeth Spencer, '42 Alumna of the Year
1963 Virginia Hoogenakker, '43 Alumna of the Year
1964 Minter Gillespie, '44 Alumna of the Year
1965 Sarah Barry Gillespie Wilson, '35 Alumna of the Year
1966 Mary Virginia Alexander, '36 Alumna of the Year
1970 Bess Caldwell, '30 Alumna of the Year
1971 Aleline Hill Ostwalt, '41 Alumna of the Year
1972 Mary Katherine Knoblock McCravey, '32 Alumna of the Year
1973 Frances Preston Mills, '23 Alumna of the Year
1974 Mary Taylor Sandefur Sigman, '44 Alumna of the Year
1975 Woodrow Wilson Benton, Jr., '63 Alumnus of the Year
John Harrison Campell, III, '56 Alumnus of the Year
Charles Lowry Echols, '59 Alumnus of the Year
Thomas Ennis Elkin, '62 Alumnus of the Year
1976 Lulu Williams Anderson, '23 Alumna of the Year
Thomas Maynor, '61 Alumnus of the Year
1977 Thomasina Blissard, '46 Alumna of the Year
Elizabeth Caldwell Swindell, '27 Alumna of the Year
1978 Bettye Quinn, '58 Alumna of the Year
1980 Janie Eldredge Languirand, '40 Alumna of the Year
1982 Verne R. Kennedy, '63 Alumnus of the Year
1983 Clarence Chapman, '69 Alumnus of the Year
1984 Margaret Weathersby, '43 Alumna of the Year
1985 James H. Hood, '75 Alumnus of the Year
1986 Evelyn Tackett, '56 Alumna of the Year
1987 William K. Wymond, '67 Alumnus of the Year
1988 Janet McDonald, '25 Alumna of the Year
1990 Janie G. Rugg, '64 Alumna of the Year
1991 Beth Irby Milam, '41 Alumna of the Year
1992 Sue Hathorn, '77 Alumna of the Year
1993 Catherine K. Teixeira, '38 Alumna of the Year
1994 Lynn Stringer, '71 Alumnus of the Year
1995 Newt, '63 and Becky, '64 Wilson Alumni of the Year
Martha Harris Campbell, '53 Community Service Award
Peggy B. Miller, '58 Church Service Award
1996 Elizabeth "Tay" P. Wise, '37 Alumna of the Year
Sarah B. Buffington, '41 Community Service Award
Clay, '74 and Darleen, '73 Quarterman Church Service Award
1997 Ruth Giles, '37 Alumna of the Year
1998 Caroline W. Bennett, '33 Alumna of the Year
Ronald W. McKinney, '67 Community Service Award
William "Buck" Mosal, '59 Church Service Award
1999 Gary, '72 and Susan, '73 Bouer Alumni of the Year
Sarah Jane Givens Alston, '59 Community Service Award
Helen S. Martin, '61 Church Service Award
2000 William Frisbee, '61 Alumnus of the Year
Ruth W. Brewbaker, '88 Community Service Award
Carolina "Dessie" Anderson Caulfield, '38 Church Service Award
2001 Robert "Max" Taylor, Jr., '72 Alumnus of the Year
Mary Evelyn "Ebbie" Spivey, '77 Community Service Award
Mary Elizabeth "Bibby" Swayze, '58 Church Service Award
2002 Palmer Robertson, '59 Alumnus of the Year
Stewart Edwards, '92 Young Alumnus of the Year
Shirley C. Hall, '90 Community Service Award
Bebo Elkin, '68 Church Service Award
Mark Windham, '77 Jim Park Business Award
Brenda Wolfe, '94 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Nehemiah Flowers, Jr., '97 Distinguished Aspire Award (Jxn.)
Brian D. White, '86 Distinguished Aspire Award (Mem.)
2003 Dominic Aquila, '68 Alumnus of the Year
Margaret Suttle, '62 Church Service Award
Richard Whitlock, '82 Community Service Award
Dale Darden Anderson, '78 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Edward St. Pe, '99 Jim Park Business Award
Michael Holman, '91 Young Alumnus of the Year
2004 Sherron George, '70 Alumnus of the Year
Brister Ware, '58 Church Service Award
Kim Sessums, '80 Community Service Award
Joel Bomgaars, '03 Young Alumnus of the Year
Patrick Norman, '01 Young Alumnus of the Year
Nathan McNeill, '03 Young Alumnus of the Year
William Dale Nutt, '79 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Bond Christie, '77 Jim Park Business Award
Lee Ann Mayo, '99 Distinguished Aspire Award (Jxn)
Don Gleason, '04 Distinguished Aspire Award (Orl.)
2005 Jimmy Turner, '58 Alumnus of the Year
Don Gahagen, '59 Church Service Award
Phil Hardwick, '82 Community Service Award
Barbara Porter, '70 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Timothy M. Quinn, '95 Young Alumnus of the Year
2006 George Hunsberger, '66 Alumnus of the Year
Don Elliott, '70 Church Service Award
Ann M. Maynor, '61 Community Service Award
Brian Perry, '97 Young Alumnus of the Year
Leon A. Henry, Jr., '75 Bettye Quinn Education Award
2007 Ronald W. McKinney, '67 Alumnus of the Year
Emett H. Barfield, '57 Church Service Award
E.C. Harpe, '73 Community Service Award
Beverly H. Peden, '91 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Michael J. Peters, '77 Jim Park Business Award
Andrew Camenisch, '98 Young Alumnus of the Year
2008 J. Joseph Stroble, '70 Alumnus of the Year
John S. Leonard, '77 Church Service Award
Ellza C. Jones, '58 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Emma McCain, '32 Community Service Award
Andrew Mattiace, '74 Jim Park Business Award
2009 Mark J. Windham, '77 Alumnus of the Year
Grant F. Callen, '05 Young Alumnus of the Year
Erma E. Driver, '04 Community Service Award
John E. Eichelberger, '76 Jim Park Business Award
Beverly C. Weathersby, '78 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Peggy P. Skattebo Church Service Award
2010 Gregory D. Jordan, '73 Alumnus of the Year
Heather L. Ivery, '00 Young Alumna of the Year
Florence R. Scott, '60 Church Service Award
Corinne Fox, '63 Community Service Award
Lynn G. Beck, '74 Bettye Quinn Education Award
W. Wayne Husband, '72 Jim Park Business Award
2011 James "Bebo" Elkin, '68 Alumnus of the Year
Brad White, '06 Young Alumnus of the Year
Tom Kay, Jr., '62 Church Service Award
Evelyn Tackett, '56 Spirit of Belhaven Award
Ann Scott, '77 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Billy Sims, '76 Jim Park Business Award
2012 F. Stewart Edwards, '92 Alumnus of the Year
Bonnie McDonald Grubbs, '08 Young Alumna of the Year
Thomas R. Patete, '64 Church Service Award
Jane Everly, '85 Bettye Quinn Education Award
J. Thomas Grantham, Jr., '71 Jim Park Business Award
2013 Larry and Salley Mills, '61 Alumni of the Year
Danny Massie, '68 Church Service Award
Lois Hayes, '67 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Dan Marks, '98 Jim Park Business Award
Virginia Morris, '67 Spirit of Belhaven Award
2014 Becky Wilson, '64 Alumna of the Year
2015 Evy Beahr, '10 Young Alumna of the Year
2016 Valda Miller, '50 Alumna of the Year
Angela Thomas, '11 Young Alumna of the Year
2017 Virginia Wicke Morris, ’67 Alumna of the Year
Phillip Holmes, ’10 Young Alumnus of the Year
2018 Charley Lynn Chase, '68 Alumnus of the Year
Josh Jackson, '12 Young Alumnus of the Year
Larry Mills, '61 Spirit of Belhaven Award
Alice Powers Williams, '78 Bettye Quinn Education Award
W. Lynn Stringer, M.D., '71 STEM Distinction Award
Elizabeth R. Weeks Crisler, '95 Entrepreneurial Award
Clarissa Behr Davis, D.M., '75 Arts Excellence Award
Katherine Alun Moore Yaegashi, '67 World Service Award
Charles W. Haynes III, '11, '13 Community Service Award
2019 Matt Buchanan, '01 Alumnus of the Year
John Sima, Jr, '12 Young Alumnus of the Year
DeSean Dyson, '06 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Lee Ann Foreman, '14 Business Success Award
Vicki Moorehead, '88 STEM Distinction Award
Alex Riser, '11, '14 Entrepreneurial Award
Karen Hamm Castleman, '00 Arts Excellence Award
Stuart Mills, '99 World Service Award
Ronnie Crudup, '06 Community Service Award
Robert Griffin, '63 Church Service Award
George "Mike" Dixon, '75 Ministry Influence Award
Matthew Nasekos, '95 Spirit of Belhaven Award
2021 Maxie Gordon, ‘83 Alumnus of the Year
Javanté Ingram, ‘12 Young Alumnus of the Year
Mandy Lanier Bailey, ‘01 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Brad Bailey, ‘00 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Heath Jordan, ‘98 Business Success Award
J.D. Longmire, ‘90 STEM Distinction Award
Wade Wicht, ‘97 Entrepreneurial Award
Haddon McKinney, ‘07 Arts Excellence Award
Tanya Abadia Weaver, ‘91 World Service Award
James R. Carter, ‘83 Church Service Award
Brian Benn, ’16, ‘18 Community Service Award
2022 Gabriel Prado, ’11, ‘13 Alumnus of the Year
Shellie Brown Kemp, ‘12 Young Alumnus of the Year
Bill Lytton, ‘72 Spirit of Belhaven
Elizabeth Baxter Sugg, ‘69 Bettye Quinn Education Award
Christian Patterson, ‘04 Business Success Award
Frances Fitler, ‘52 Ministry Influence
Tyler Hogan, ‘08 Scholarship Excellence
Adam Pierce, ‘07 Entrepreneurial Award
Cheri Gossman-Orr, ‘00 Arts Excellence Award
Kristopher Orr, ‘01 Arts Excellence Award
Fred Reid, '85 World Service Award
Joseph Parker, ‘81 Church ServiceAward
Charlotte Wingard, ’19, ‘21 Community Service Award

See the Belhaven Blazer site to view a historical list of Sports Hall of Fame Inductees.

Verse of the Year

Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.

Matthew 7:24