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Awards


Award Recipients
Molly Waters Anderson
1989
David M. Ellis ’38
1987
Mildred Ferguson
1987
Otto K. Liedke
1986
Myron G. Butler
1986
John L. Baldwin, Jr.
1984
Agnes Burke Harding
1982
Peter P. A. Burnett ’45
1977 (in memoriam)
Silvia Saunders
1977
Henry B. Watkins ’12
1975
Leslie Moore ’24
1974
R. Hawley Truax ’09
1973
Mox A. Weber
1972
William DeLoss Love ’09
1971
Winton Tolles ’28
1970
Bill Bruins ’53
2018
“1953 Last Hurrah” Reunion
Rachel Weinstein ’93
2018
Hosted numerous events centered around her various Broadway productions
Andrew Burns ’78
2013
Class President extraordinaire
Cyrus Boga ’90
2018
Levitt Center Social Innovator-in-Residence
Tracey Hamill P’15, P’17
2017
Parents Fund
Patrick (Pat) Patalino '90
2017
Internship and Mentorship
John Allen ’60
2016
NYC Regional Affairs and the Highline Tour
Michael Fawcett ’66 and Hedy Foreman
2015
Annual Business Plan Pitch Competition
Mark Kahn ’70
2015
Adirondack Chairs built and placed around campus
Patrick Gilrane ’83
2015
Networking & mentoring of Psi Upsilon alumni & students
Paul Freyer ’83
2015
Networking & mentoring of Psi Upsilon alumni & students
Bob Hansmann ’72
2014
Regional host and consistent supporter of Hamilton
Jo Pitkin K’78
2014
Organizing multiple readings to launch Lost Orchard: Prose and Poetry from the Kirkland College Community, which she also edited and produced
Julia Cowles ’84
2014
30th Reunion Planning Committee
Kate Childs ’08
2014
Leader of Regional Events, NYC
Liz Menges ’84, P’12, 17
2014
30th Reunion Planning Committee
Nelson and Tory Walsh P’14
2014
Hosts, student mentors & Parents Fund chairs
Pat Murphy ’80
2014
Re-engaging alumni Greek society members with Hamilton
Paul Reichert ’90
2014
Host of DC regional events - three in one year
Peggy Garte ’01
2014
Career Center Volunteer (pre-law programs)
Amy Greenan ’04
2013
GOLD Power Breakfasts
Alyssa Ross Eppich ’81
2013
Class of 1981 Facebook page
Kathleen McDonough ’93
2013
Planning the “best reunion ever” for the Class of 1993
Rich Vellante ’86
2013
1812 Leadership NYC Weekend presentations
Andy Burns ’78
2018
Planning and organizing the 100 Years of Hockey at Hamilton
Dennis and Patricia Phillips (FR)
2012
Adirondack program
Judy Siverstein Gray K’78
2012
bicentennial and Florida regional president
Stephen M. Downey ’60, P’87 and K.T. Sullivan
2012
bicentennial and Algonquin performances
Adrienne Ruger Conzelman ’92
2011
Hamilton Makes Art 2
James A. ’74, P’06 and Jan Rishel P’06
2011
Friends of Hamilton Football program
Mark C. Kasdorf ’06
2011
Venture Pitch Competition
Stacy M. Sadove ’07
2011
Elihu Root Society – GOLD
Steven I. Wulf ’72, P’12
2011
Concept and planning of “200 Days” Bicentennial issue of the Alumni Review
Harry Gelb ’77
2010
HART volunteer; Admissions volunteer
Virginia N. Berg ’02
2010
Chicago Arts Weekend
William Droste ’03
2010
Hamilton/Red Sox evenings at Fenway Park, Boston
William E. Wolf ’82
2010
Chicago Arts Weekend; Host/Chicago Rising Star Events
Bruce H. Dobkin ’69
2009
Sponsor of paid internships in neuroscience
Class of 1969 40th Reunion Committee
2009
E. John Effinger ’69, P’00; Steven T. Kenny ’69, P’07; Jeffrey R. Parsons ’69
D. Roger Howlett ’66
2009
Boston Arts Weekend
Lee Kreinheder
2009
Hamilton’s Root Glen preservation
Jerry ’71 and Marie Pitarresi P’08, P’10
2009
Alumni and Friends of Football Association
Roger T. Servison P’11
2009
Boston Arts Weekend; Parents Advisory Council
Joseph L. Sipos ’03
2009
Hamilton Swimming and Diving Reunion
Kevin H. Thompson ’04
2009
Hamilton Swimming and Diving Reunion
Daniel R. Garcia ’84
2008
Multicultural Reunion
David H. Morse ’83
2008
Career Center
Jon. P. Bellona ’03
2008
Run for the Fallen
Julio R. Dolorico ’88
2008
Bay Area Alliance
R. Durwood Almkuist II ’67
2008
Alternative Spring Break
Sara R. Weinstein ’02
2008
The Great Debaters event and student scholarship support
Shauna J. Sweet ’03
2008
Run for the Fallen
T. Richard Parker ’58
2008
Class Correspondent
Nelma (Nikki) Nenneau Fillius W’44
2007
Fallcoming Jazz Concerts
Paul J. Flynn ’72
2007
Boston Region
Penny Watras Dana K’78
2007
All-Kirkland Reunion
Brendan McCormick ’01
2006
Hamilton's Wall Street Association
George H. Elferink ’61
2006
Class Leadership
Lea Haber Kuck ’87
206
NYC Rising Star Luncheon Host
MaryAnn and Stephen Phillips P’07
2006
Parents’ Fund
Robert S. Simon ’85
2006
Oregon Region
Clarence E. Aldridge ’45
2005
Half-Century Reunion
Daniel J. Custodio ’00
2005
Latino Renaissance
Francis J. Tietje ’80
2005
25th Reunion
Geoffrey C. Emerson ’61
2005
WAVE
James A. ’68 and Anne M. Schoff P’94
2005
Sophomore Seminar hosts
Peggy Daniel ’80
2005
25th Reunion
Robert E. and Katharine P. Booth P’06
2005
Philadelphia Art Weekend
Steven B. Sands ’80
2005
25th Reunion
Alan H. Silverman ’76
2004
Edward L. Deci ’64
2004
Monhegan Island: An Artists’ Tradition
Elizabeth Tantillo
2004
Hamilton Ambassador Extraordinary
John B. Root ’44
2004
Elihu Root, Jr., Class of 1903: Lawyer-Painter
John N. Villios ’73
2004
WAVE
K. Tommy Liem ’98
2004
GOLD Group - Boston
Lynne J. Salkin ’00
2004
GOLD Group - Boston
Mary B. (Molly) Root W’36, P’70. K’72, K'75
2004
Elihu Root, Jr., Class of 1903: Lawyer-Painter
Wilson C. Everhart, Jr. ’70, P’02
2004
WAVE/Class President
Barbara Graves Starnes P’80
2003
Reunion hospitality
Charles G. Mortimer ’49
2003
Dramatic Arts/student mentoring
Lewis H. ’58 and Willy Sandler
2003
North Texas Region
Thomas P. ’64 and Elizabeth A. Guerin P’01
2003
WAVE
William J. Anthony ’85
2003
Football Alumni Network
David Nathans ’72
2002
Hamilton Collects
Amanda J. Geib ’91
2002
Career Center
Beth P. Robitaille ’85
2002
Swimmers Reunion
Craig R. Lasher ’81
2002
Swimmers Reunion
Helen McGee Konrad ’84
2002
Swimmers Reunion
Herbert I. Kestenbaum ’63
2002
Media advisor
Katherine C. Hastings ’82
2002
Hamilton Collects
A. Craig Purcell ’70
2001
Pro-bono legal work
Adrienne Ruger Conzelman ’92
2001
Hamilton Makes Art
Alan B. Miller P'89, ’95
2001
Pro-bono legal work
Claude C. Cicchetti ’80
2001
WAVE
Craig A. Mengel ’75
2001
HOLAC
Frank C. Vlossak IV ’89
2001
Washington, D.C. Region
Frank J. Clark, Jr. ’37
2001
Princeton Region
Katherine J. Cookingham ’92
2001
Career Center
Laurence A. Savett ’57
2001
Squires Reunion
Sarah E. Bokland ’98
2001
GOLD Group - Boston
Alumni All-Star Jazz Band
2000
Reunion gigs
Robert M. Abrams ’53; Donn R. Andre ’58; Gordon T. Bourns ’58; Emerson L. Brown ’56; James L. Collier ’50; George D. Hall ’53; John R. Ibach, Jr. ’55; Philip B. Mead ’59; Michael Parker; Paul Parker (posthumous); Richard C. Sherman ’53; John A. von Bergen ’63
David G. Snell ’64
2000
John Baldwin memorial dinner/concert
Dionne A. Wheatley ’90
2000
BLAN
Frederick R. Selch ’52
2000
Celebration of the Performing Arts
Kecia N. Hayes ’89
2000
BLAN
G. Roberts Kolb P’99, ’02
2000
Choir Tours
Torrence D. Moore ’92
2000
BLAN
Lee H. Bristol, III ’83
2000
Adler Conference
Robert L. Simon P’91, ’94
2000
Chair, 1st campus fundraising campaign
Thomas C. Succop ’58
2000
Campus landscaping

Award Descriptions

Bell Ringer Award

The Bell Ringer Award is presented each year at Reunions to a member of the Hamilton family in recognition of contributions made to the College, its alumni and the community.

Jeff Little ’71 Volunteer of the Year Award

Named in honor of trustee (and volunteer extraordinaire) Jeff Little ’71, this award recognizes an alumnus/a, parent or friend of Hamilton who has made a substantial, lasting contribution to the College.

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes a Hamilton employee who has substantially contributed to the College through distinguished job performance and through involvement in student, alumni or other activities in the community.

College Key Award

College Key Awards recognize alumni, parents or friends of Hamilton who have performed a service or activity that has directly benefited a specific volunteer program or the College. Any number of individuals may receive this award in a given year.

Class Giving Cups

Hamilton Annual Fund Cup awards are a longstanding tradition at the College. Each year, following the completion of the fiscal year, individual classes are recognized for accomplishments that set standards for other classes to emulate. All but the President’s Cup are named in honor of an Hamilton Fund volunteer who provided exemplary service to Hamilton.

2017-18 Hamilton Fund Class Performance Awards
The Brockway Cup — Class of 1990

Established in memory of Louis N. Brockway, Class of 1917, the Brockway Cup is presented to the non-reunion class achieving the highest overall total of giving. The Class of 1990 — $1,451,677 (gifts to all purposes).

The Connell Cup — Class of 2013

Established in honor of Clancy D. Connell, Class of 1912, the Connell Cup is awarded to the class graduated within the last 10 years that records the highest percentage of participation in the Hamilton Fund. The Class of 2013 — 57.0 percent.

The Couper Cup — Class of 1958

Established in honor of Edgar W. Couper, Class of 1920, the Couper Cup is awarded to the class that records the highest percentage of donors to the Hamilton Fund of any class with 10 or more active members. The Class of 1958— 70.3 percent (64 active members).

The Daymont Cup — Class of 1984

Established in honor of Peter B. Daymont, Class of 1926, whose class earned the Couper Cup for 13 consecutive years, the Daymont Cup is given to the class that raises the most unrestricted gifts for the College. The Class of 1984 — $527,123

The Kayle Cup— Class of 1969

Established in honor of Milton P. Kayle, Class of 1943, Hamilton’s first volunteer chair of planned giving, the Kayle Cup is awarded to the class that records the highest percentage increase of bequest intentions and planned gifts. The Class of 1969 - 40%.

The Keehn Cup — Kirkland Class of 1973

Established in memory of Grant Keehn, Class of 1921, the Keehn Cup is awarded to the class that records the highest percentage of new donors to the Hamilton Fund of any class with 10 or more active members. The Kirkland Class of 1973 — 32.0 percent.

The Musselman Cup — Class of 1973

Established in memory of J.J. Musselman, Class of 1917, the Musselman Cup is presented to the reunion class achieving the highest dollar total. The Class of 1973 — $819,434

The Wenigmann Cup — Class of 1973

Established in memory of Carl B. Wenigmann, Class of 1913, the Wenigmann Cup is awarded to the reunion class that achieves the highest percentage of participation in the Hamilton Fund. The Class of 1973— 66.7 percent.

The President’s Cup — Class of 2014

This cup is awarded to the senior class attaining the highest percentage participation in a Senior Gift Campaign. The Class of 2014 — 98.6 percent.

Contact Information


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