Elon Black Alumni Network Awards

L-R, Dr. Cherrel Miller Dyce, Blake Thompson ’13, and Sabrina Harris ’07

The Elon Black Alumni Network Awards recognize black alumni who have distinguished themselves in a profession and/or local community and brought honor to Elon through their support of EBAN events, initiatives and the EBAN Scholarship. The awards are presented annually at Homecoming during the EBAN Awards Brunch.

Awards presented:

  • Gail Fonville Parker ’70 Distinguished Alumna Award: Presented to an alumna who has graduated from Elon more than 10 years
  • Eugene Perry ’69 Distinguished Alumnus Award: Presented to an alumnus who has graduated from Elon more than 10 years
  • Outstanding Young Alumna Award: Presented to an alumna who has graduated from Elon within in the past 10 years
  • Outstanding Young Alumnus Award: Presented to an alumnus who has graduated from Elon within in the past 10 years
  • Outstanding Service to Students Award: Presented to a current Elon Faculty or Staff member who has made significant contributions to the Elon black student experience through mentorship, support and interaction with students.

Award Recipients:

2017

  • Gail Fonville ’70 Distinguished Alumni Award: Stacey Mahoney ’00
  • Eugene Perry ’69 Distinguished Alumni Award: Michael Rodgers ’97
  • K. Wilhelmina Boyd Outstanding Service to the Students Award: Cherrel Miller Dyce
  • Young Alumna of the Year Award: Sabrina Harris ’07
  • Young Alumnus of the Year Award: Blake Thompson ’13

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2016

  • Gail Fonville ’70 Distinguished Alumni Award: Ira “Ike” Credle ’83
  • Eugene Perry ’69 Distinguished Alumni Award: Kim Bush-Mack ’87
  • K. Wilhelmina Boyd Outstanding Service to the Students Award: Randolph “Randy” Williams, Jr.
  • Young Alumna of the Year Award: Dorian Wanzer ’09
  • Young Alumnus of the Year Award: Eugene Daniel ’11

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2015

  • Gail Fonville ’70 Distinguished Alumni Award: Kebbler McGhee Williams ’98
  • Eugene Perry ’69 Distinguished Alumni Award: Dan Ridley ’93
  • K. Wilhelmina Boyd Outstanding Service to the Students Award: Jean P. Rattigan-Rohr
  • Young Alumna of the Year Award: Yasmine Arrington ’15
  • Young Alumnus of the Year Award: Torrance Winder ’14

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2014

  • Gail Fonville ’70 Distinguished Alumni Award: Karen Cain-Henderson ’90
  • Eugene Perry ’69 Distinguished Alumni Award: Teddy Blackwell ’89
  • K. Wilhelmina Boyd Outstanding Service to Students Award: Michael Williams

Read more about the 2014 recipients

2013

  • Gail Fonville ’70 Distinguished Alumni Award: Ruby Thornton ’99
  • Eugene Perry ’69 Distinguished Alumni Award: Darryl Smith ’86
  • K. Wilhelmina Boyd Outstanding Service to Students Award: Associate Professor Of English Prudence Layne

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2012

  • Gail Fonville ’70 Distinguished Alumni Award: Dr. L’Tanya Richmond ’87
  • Eugene Perry ’69 Distinguished Alumni Award: Frank Haith ’88
  • K. Wilhelmina Boyd Outstanding Service to Students Award: Melissa Jordan ’04

Read more about the 2012 recipients

2011

  • Gail Fonville ’70 Distinguished Alumni Award: Dr. Donna Hill Oliver ’72
  • Eugene Perry ’69 Distinguished Alumni Award: Priscilla Awkard ’95
  • K. Wilhelmina Boyd Outstanding Service to Students Award: Dr. Matthew Clark

2010

  • Staff Awards: Marsha Boone P’06, Janice Ratliff & Betty Covington P’94
  • Alumni Awards: Annette Leath Orbert ’90 & Lisa Roper ’93 P’11
  • Faculty Award: Dr. K. Wilhelmina Boyd
  • Organization Award: Black Cultural Society