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Alumni Awards

The Erskine Alumni Association’s Honors and Awards program is designed to give recognition to alumni and friends of the college and seminary for their outstanding accomplishments in a variety of areas. Please feel free to make nominations for any of these awards if you know someone who is deserving.

The Alumni Distinguished Service Award is the most prestigious of all the awards given by the alumni association. This award recognizes outstanding service to church, community, profession, and to Erskine over the span of a lifetime.

Distinguished Service Award Recipients

1958William Hood Stuart
1959Francis Ebenezer Grier
1962Robert Calvin Grier
D. G. “Dode” Phillips
1967Everette Sloan and Ann Pressly Sloan
1970James Patterson Pressly
1971Jean Wood Todd
1972Hugh Chisolm Dale
1973Sarah Hopkins Sullivan
1974James Dixon Lesslie, Jr.
1975Thomas Selden Watt
1976Joseph Howard Patrick, Sr.
1977Robert Witherspoon Miller
1978William Chamber “Red” Myers
1979Moffatt Grier Long
1980Mae Todd Moore
1981Elisabeth Chisolm Huffman
1982Jane Blakely Jennings
1983“Tum” and “Totsy” Lesesne
1984J. M. Plaxco
1985Ralph W. Drake
1986Martha Abernethy Long
1987Jack and Anne Whitesides Alexander
1988Lloyd H. Wilkerson
1989D. Patterson Craig
1990James H. and Betty Henry Young
1991Mary E. McDill
1992John and Mary Hunter
1993Winnie Morrison Phillips
1994Frank and Margaret Hunt
1995William B. Patrick, Jr.
1996L. M. “Dill” and Rachel Allison
1997Gordon G. Parkinson
1998-99Henry L. Sneed, Jr.
William L. Pressly
2000John M. Galloway
2001John T. Moore
2002Dot Simpson Wise
2003P. Cleburne McClary III
2004William J. Ranson
2005D. Parker Young
2006John Charles McGill
2007Thomas W. Myers
2008Joe and Kathy Black
2009Cliff N. Wallace
2010Dr. John Miller Grier
2011Lowry Ware
2012Eleanor Chesnut Richardson
2013Randall T. Ruble and Martha Grant Ruble
2014Dr. Joab Mauldin “Joe” Lesesne, Jr.
2015Dr. Richard G. Taylor, Jr.
2016Dr. Clifton Earl Linderman
2016Harriet Elizabeth Smith Linderman
2017Rev. Howard Max Bolin
2017Cynthia Coulter Bolin


Paul Bell

Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations

Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations


Jeanne Bell

Administrative Assistant for Alumni & Advancement, Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction

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