2020 Alumni Award Recipients

Jeffrey Riester ’70Presidential Award

Presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College whose exemplary leadership and notable actions have contributed to the betterment of the entire Lawrence University community.

Jeffrey Riester ’70

 

 

Lee Dodds Chemel ’65The Lucia Russell Briggs Distinguished Achievement Award

Presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College after his or her 20th cluster reunion, for outstanding contributions and achievements in a career field. The award is named after Lucia R. Briggs, president of Milwaukee-Downer College and one of the most beloved and influential figures in the college’s history.

 Lee Dodds Chemel ’65

 

Zoie Reams ’14 The Nathan M. Pusey Young Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award

Presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University celebrating his or her 20th cluster Reunion or younger for significant contributions and achievements in a career field. The award is named after Nathan M. Pusey, the 10th and one of the youngest presidents of Lawrence College, an exemplary figure in higher education in the 20th century.

Zoie Reams ’14

 

Brienne ColstonThe George B. Walter ’36 Service to Society Award

Presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College who best exemplifies the ideals of a liberal education through its application to socially useful ends in the community, the nation or the world. This award honors George B. Walter ’36, faculty member, coach and dean of men, whose work at the college and beyond was guided by his conviction that every individual can and should make a positive difference in the world.

Brienne Colston ’15  

Nancy Perkins Hanley M-D’54 and Ted Katzoff ’65The Gertrude Breithaupt Jupp M-D’18 Outstanding Service Award

Presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College after his or her 20th Cluster Reunion who has provided outstanding service to Lawrence University. This award honors Gertrude Breithaupt Jupp, voted Milwaukee-Downer alumna of the year in 1964 for her long-standing service to the college as president of the alumnae association board, class secretary and public-relations officer.

Nancy Perkins Hanley M-D’54
 

 

 

Ted Katzoff ’65

 

Chiao-Yu Tuan ’14The Marshall B. Hulbert ’26 Young Alumni Outstanding Service Award

Presented to an alumnus or alumna of Lawrence University celebrating his or her 20th cluster reunion or younger, who has provided significant service to the college. This award honors Marshall Brandt Hulbert ’26, known as “Mr. Lawrence,” who made contributions to thousands of Lawrentian lives and served the University in many significant capacities for 54 years..

Chiao-Yu Tuan ’14