Robertsons receive SoCon service award

Elon trustee Jeanne Robertson and her husband, Jerry,  received the Southern Conference Distinguished Service Award for their exemplary leadership and support of the Phoenix athletics program Wednesday, May 30. Details...

The award was presented during the SoCon Honors Dinner in Hilton Head,
SC. During the event, the conference recognizes Distinguished
Service Award winners from each member institution, as well as
outstanding student-athletes.

The Robertsons are long-time supporters of Elon’s athletics programs
and the Phoenix Club. They made a major gift to fund construction of
Dr. Alan and Norma White Field at Belk Track on campus, and also made a
generous gift to name the Alan J. White Bell Tower at the North
Athletics complex.

Jeanne Robertson is a nationally known professional speaker and
humorist, averaging 90-100 presentations to corporations and
associations around the world each year. She has been recognized by her
peers with every top honor and designation, and was inducted into the
Speakers Hall of Fame in 1981.

The Robertsons’ son, Bailey “Beaver” Bowline, is a 1989 Elon graduate.