Distinguished Alumnae Award

2021 Distinguished Alumnae 

Congratulations to the 2021 recipients of the Distinguished Alumnae award who were recognized on Friday, May 7, 2021 along with the 2021 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees.

  • Helen Gleason White ’59
  • Mary Joy Ellis Hurlburt ’68
  • Paula Kirlew Grant ’85


The Distinguished Alumnae Awards are bestowed upon alumnae who have distinguished themselves by giving witness to the mission of The Academy of the Holy Cross and exhibiting the ideals of an alumna of the Academy in their daily lives.

Recipients of this award:

  1. Demonstrate the characteristics of a graduate of the Academy, by being women of courage, compassion, and scholarship.
  2. Demonstrate unusual professional or personal accomplishments that embrace the social, spiritual, and intellectual challenges of the world.
  3. Distinguish themselves as caring, Christian women.

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