Distinguished Alumni Award

Established in 1981, the Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated outstanding professional library or information science achievements at national, state, or local levels, or who have provided outstanding service to SILS or its Alumni Association. Anyone may submit a nomination for a SILS alumna or alumnus to receive the honor. Recipients are selected by the SILS Alumni Association board each year.

2017 - Donna Shannon

2016 - Xin Fu

2016 - Tim Shearer

2015 - Mae Lipscomb Rodney

2015 - Tim Bucknall

2014 - Susan Brown

2014 - Demetria Tucker

2013 - Joyce L. Ogburn

2013 - Cal Shepard

2012 - Lee Dirks

2012 - Peter McCracken

2011 - John Ulmschneider

2011 - David Goble

2010 - Deborah Balsamo

2010 - Robert Molyneux

2009 - Hampton "Skip" Auld

2009 - Ray English

2008 - Janet Flowers

2008 - Frieda Rosenberg

2007 - Maurice C. York

2007 - Patricia R. Harris

2006 - Dr. Irene Owens

2006 - Evelyn M. Poole-Kober

2005 - Susan Perry

2005 - Larry Alford

2004 - Susan Tarr

2004 - W. Davenport "Dav" Robertson

2003 - Mary L. Boone

2002 - Joan Durrance

2002 - Angela Ruffin

2001 - Charles Bryan Lowry

2001 - Bernie Todd Smith

2000 - Marshall Keys

1999 - June Fulton

1999 - Joe Hewitt

1999 - Duncan Smith

1998 - Martha Harris Davis

1998 - Barbara Semonche

1997 - Robert G. Anthony, Jr.

1997 - James V. Carmichael, Jr.

1997 - Jane Bliss Downs

1997 - Robert S. Martin

1996 - Ridley R. Kessler, Jr.

1996 - Edwin S. Clay III

1996 - Judith K. Sutton

1995 - Rebecca S. Ballentine

1994 - Dale M. Bentz

1994 - Barbara Branson

1994 - Lesley Farmer

1993 - Ray L. Carpenter

1992 - Mary Edna Anders

1992 - Evan Ira Farber

1992 - Lucia Johnson Rather

1992 - Katina P. Strauch 

1988 - Jerry Campbell

1987 - Gene Lanier

1986 - Fred W. Roper

1981 - Emerson Greenaway

1981 - Herman Howe Fussler

1981 - Mary Elizabeth Poole

1981 - William Stevens Powell

1981 - Mary Eunice Query