Distinguished Alumni/Service Awards
The 32nd annual Business Leadership Dinner and Awards Ceremony - April 19, 2016
The 2016 Distinguished Awards will be conferred at the 32nd annual Business Leadership Dinner and Awards Ceremony, to be held on April 19, 2016.
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About the Awards
The awards for Distinguished Alumni, Distinguished Young Alumni and Distinguished Service are the highest honors that the Darla Moore School of Business bestows.
Award recipients join an esteemed group of individuals who are industry leaders, accomplished individuals and true pillars of society.
The Moore School has presented the Distinguished Alumni awards since 1985, and added the awards for Distinguished Young Alumni and Distinguished Service in 1995.
The Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Young Alumni awards are presented to alumni of the Moore School with outstanding achievements in business, academia, government, or not-for-profit organizations, and/or outstanding service to the business school.
The Distinguished Young Alumni award recipients must be 40 years of age or younger in the year the award is presented.
The Distinguished Service award is presented to an individual who has rendered extraordinary service to the Moore School.
The 2016 recipients are:
Distinguished Alumnus: James McCauley (Mac) Bennett (BSBA '80)
Distinguished Young Alumnus: William E. (Trey) Ackerman III (BSBA '97, MTAX '98)
Distinguished Young Alumna: Kim Buckner Land (USC '98, MBA '02)
Distinguished Service: Joel A. Smith III
More information about this year's awardees can be found here.
Nominations for these awards are accepted annually on a rolling basis. To nominate someone for a 2017 Distinguished Award, please use this form.
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