Alumni Awards


Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Alumni Awards and 2015-2016 Alumni Council members.  Nominations may be submitted to Sonya Bruffey, Director of Alumni Relations.

Alumni Awards Descriptions:

Distinguished Graduate Award
This Academy graduate is someone who has demonstrated loyalty to the School; renders service to the community; excels professionally; and achieves recognition on a local, state, national or international level.
2012 – W. Dickson Schaefer, M.D. (Class of 1984)
2013 – John William Wyatt “Jay” (Class of 1978)
2014 – No award given
Alumni Achievement Award
The Alumni Achievement Award recognizes the graduate(s) who has shown outstanding achievement in personal or professional endeavors.
2012 – William Ray West, Jr. “Billy” (Class of 1993)
2013 – Suzanne McDonald Evans (Class of 1992)
2014 – Barbara Elizabeth Lambert (Class of 1976)
Young Alumni Achievement Award
The Young Alumni Achievement award recognizes the graduate(s) from the last 15 years who renders service to his university or community, and excels in their profession or pursuit of education.
2012 – Gloria Edna Douglas (Class of 2010)
2013 – Ashley Lauren Blair (Class of 1998)
2014 – John Lee Kells (Class of 2001)

Alumni Relations

Alison Jones
Director of Communications and Alumni Relations
910-868-5131, ext. 3312