Initiated in 2000, the program honors Winthrop University’s distinguished alumni in physical education. For Winthrop’s 105 year history, physical education has played an integral role in campus life. In 1920, the first physical education majors graduation, more than 1000 students have graduated in physical education and represented their alma mater in varied fields. Their service has spanned the United States and a number of foreign countries. It is with great pride that Winthrop was able to establish this program to recognize graduates who have brought honor to the University, the Richard W. Riley College of Education, and the Department of Physical Education, Sport and Human Performance.
Distinguished Alumni 2000