Winthrop University: Alumni Association - About the Association - Alumni Awards - 2017 Recipients
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Alumni Association

About the Association

Alumni Awards

Each November, the Winthrop Alumni Association presents awards during the Alumni Awards Ceremony and Luncheon, held during Homecoming & Reunion Weekend, to alumni who have demonstrated Winthrop's tradition of excellence. The Honors and Awards Committee of the Alumni Executive Board reviews nominations and selects winners.

2017 Recipients

Mary Mildred Sullivan Award

This award, established in 1940, recognizes a Winthrop alumna for selfless dedication of time, energy and talent in service to others. Read More 

Polly Wylie Ford '48

Polly Wylie Ford '48
Rock Hill, South Carolina

Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award

This award recognizes a Winthrop alumnus for selfless dedication of time, energy and talent in service to others. Read More 

Larry Durham '80, '87

Larry Durham Sr. '80, '87
Lancaster, South Carolina

Alumni Distinguished Service Award

This award recognizes a Winthrop alumna/us who significantly contributes to the quality of life in his or her community, the development of values and morals within others and serves as an outstanding citizen. Distinguished service may have been rendered with one's profession, church, charity, family or school on a national, state or local level. The recipient shall be a dedicated alumna/us who supports the growth and development of Winthrop through service to and/or support of established programs and objectives.

The 2017 Alumni Distinguished Service Award recognizes four alumnae who were pioneers for African-American students at Winthrop. Two of the recipients are celebrating their 50th class reunion this year.

2017 Alumni Distinguished Service Award winners
Delores Johnson Hurt '68   Arnetta Gladden Mackey '67
Delores Johnson Hurt '68
Charlotte, North Carolina
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  Arnetta Gladden Mackey '67
(posthumous award)
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Cynthia Plair Roddey '67   Sue Meriwether Steed '67
Cynthia Plair Roddey '67
Catawba, South Carolina
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  Sue Frances Meriwether Steed '67
North Charleston, South Carolina
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Alumni Professional Achievement Award

This award is presented to an alumna/us who has made significant contributions to his or her professional field while exemplifying high moral and business ethics. The recipient shall be a dedicated alumna/us who supports the growth and development of the university and exemplifies an outstanding code of ethics, as well as the overall quality concept by which the university is governed. Read More 

Jay Karen '96

Jay Karen '96
Daniel Island, South Carolina

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

This award recognizes a Winthrop alumna/us age 35 or younger whose service to the university, service to the community and professional achievements have reflected positively on all alumni and the university. Read More 

Zainab Ghadiyali '09

Zainab Ghadiyali '09
San Francisco, California

Last Updated: 7/10/19