The Leadership Program

The David Gergen Award
For Leadership & Professionalism

David Gergen

Each year the faculty at Elon Law select for recognition an individual from the graduating class whose activities represent the twin principles of leadership and professionalism.

This award is named in honor of David Gergen, whose professional life and contributions have embodied the highest levels of selfless leadership and service. Gergen has served as adviser to four United States presidents. He is the Director of the Center for Public Leadership and Professor of Public Service at the Harvard Kennedy School, one of the country’s preeminent political commentators, and Chair of Elon’s Law School Advisory Board.

David Gergen Award for Leadership and Professionalism Recipients

Holley J. Greeson, 2009

William Warihay, 2010

Tiffany D. Atkins, 2011

Ben Snyder, 2012

Melodie Menzer, 2013

Brian Park, 2014

Chad Archer, 2015