Nominations Sought for Black Alumni Chapter Awards

The Black Alumni Chapter of the East Carolina Alumni Association seeks nominations for three inaugural awards to be given at the Black Alumni Reunion during Homecoming 2015 at East Carolina University. Nominations are being accepted through Friday, August 21.

The awards, which honor both alumni and faculty/staff, will be presented at the BAC Awards Banquet and Gala on Saturday, October 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hilton Greenville. The awards are:

  • Dr. Andrew A. Best Trailblazer Award
  • Laura Marie Leary Elliott Courageous Leader Award
  • Ledonia Wright Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award

Nomination forms are available online for printing and can be submitted by mail or fax or dropped off in person at the Alumni Center at 901 E. 5th St. in Greenville. In order for the nomination to be considered, the form must be accompanied by at least one letter of recommendation. The nomination packet must also include a color headshot photo and a brief biographical sketch of the nominee. Resumes are also accepted.

To find out more, visit or contact Director of Alumni Programs Shawn Moore ’91, ’98 at or 252-328-5775.

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