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Distinguished Alumni/Service Awards

The awards for Distinguished AlumniDistinguished Young Alumni and Distinguished Service are the highest honors that the Darla Moore School of Business bestows. 

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.

Nominations for these awards are accepted annually on a rolling basis. To nominate someone for a Distinguished Award, please use this form.

2016 Distinguished Awards honorees

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


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