2015 Alumni Award Recipients Announced

The East Carolina Alumni Association is proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 Alumni Awards.

Virgil Clark ’50 Distinguished Service Alumni
This award given to dedicated volunteers with a record of service and leadership with the alumni association and university.

  • Beverly Cox ’67, charter member of the Women’s Roundtable Board of Directors
  • Max Joyner Sr. ’55, past president of the East Carolina Alumni Association, and wife Kitty Joyner ’59 (posthumously), charter member of the Women’s Roundtable

Honorary Alumni
This award is given to those who did not attend East Carolina but who have claimed the university as their own through substantial service and loyalty.

  • Jeff Charles, “the Voice of the Pirates”
  • David Brody, past chair of the ECU Board of Trustees
  • Dr. Ray Martinez, past head swimming and diving coach
  • Mary Raab, M.D., retired physician and professor of medicine

Outstanding Alumni
Our most prestigious award recognizes exceptional achievement and leadership in the recipient’s profession and/or public affairs.  

  • Michael Aho ’02, political officer, U.S. Department of State
  • Ken Chalk ’68, ’71, retired senior executive vice president of BB&T
  • Brig. Gen. Dr. Jeffrey Clark ’84, director of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • Jeremy Woodard ’01, Broadway actor

Save the date! The 2015 recipients will receive their awards at the Alumni Awards Ceremony and Dinner on Friday, October 16. All alumni are welcome to attend. More details will be posted as they become available.

If you’d like to nominate someone for the 2016 awards, nominations will be accepted through November 1, 2015. Click here for more information.

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