The University Service Award


Established in 1988 to recognize exceptional service to Central Methodist University, the University Service Award is conveyed occasionally, only upon persons whose service is extensive and extraordinary.


University Service Award Recipients

1988

Mary E. Carroll Lawrence Jacobs ’33

1989

William Long Hairston ’33

1990

Jean Smith Collins ’35

1991

Helen Puckett Thogmorton ’43
James Pleasant Thogmorton ’43

1992

William Grant Guerri ’43

1993

No awards presented

1994

John Wesley Nelson ’40
Virginia Combs Nelson

1995

Virginia Wood Bergsten ’59

1996

Scott Dudley Hall ’74

1997

Lew Wallace Jacobs III ’52

1998

Sondra Sercu Spalding ’57

1999

Robert Henry Hodge x42
Anna Mae Besgrove Hodge ’44

2000

No awards presented

2001

No awards presented

2002

Thomas Leland Yancey ’54

2003

Ronald Frederick Knigge ’65

2004

Paul Wendell King ’68

2005

Paul Calvert ’51
Eleanor Rudd Calvert ’52

2006

No awards presented

2007

No awards presented

2008

Fred Alexander '58
Barbara Alexander '56

2009

Joe McCormack
Maida McCormack

2010

No awards presented

2011

No awards presented

2012

No awards presented

2013

David Inman
Delores Bland Woodward '55

2014

Joseph Geist

2015

Braxton Rethwisch '64

2016

Mrs. James H. Steele '64