Recipients

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.

2017

Katharine Teitel '69
Karen Schmelzer Jacobsen '81
Dominica Groom '00

2016

Dr. Rosalie Cummings Whitlock '64
Maureen Flatley '66
Betsy Sanford '74
Dr. Mary-Beth Buckley Cooper '78
Suzanne Folsom, Esq. '79
 

2014

Melita Garza '77
Maggie O'Neill '95
Stephanie Sprow ’00

2013

Mary Quisenberry Chapion '51
Margot Cook '61 (posthumous)
Margot DiCairano Durkin '66
Patricia Gillis Cousins '83
Judy O'Rorke-Trigiani '86

 

2012

Mary Grogan Stohlman ’46 (posthumous)
Catherine Hanrahan ’77
Andrea Williams Simms ’00

2011

Frances Brinker Scango ’61
Donna Reese Byrd ’77
A. Robin Mahaney Frye ’80
Jennifer Pedersen Daniels ’85

2010

Jayne Harper Plank ’50
Sister Paula Goettelmann, C.S.C. ’60
Carol Ann Hook Mikules ’63 (posthumous)
Beth Hughes Celestini ’86

2009

Laura Cartagena ’01
Karen Elsner Davey ’81
Barbara Peyton Trainor ’83

2008

Elizabeth Belle Drewry ’25 (posthumous)
Karen Bowen Fisher ’63
Sally Davis Rhodes ’65
JoAnna Barnes ’78

2007

Sister Joan Carusillo, C.S.C. ’49
Ann Gregg Skeet ’82
Rhonique Shields Harris ’91

2006

Sister Ann Shaw, C.S.C. ’56
Joan Cushing ’64
Nancy Mayer-Whittington ’71
Mary Ann Nesline Viverette ’73
Mary Chris Adamec Gay ’85
Jennifer Graves ’98

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