2020 & 2021 Alumni Award Recipients

Presidential 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 - 2020  Award Recipient

The Lucia Russell Briggs Distinguished Achievement Award

This award is presented, in accordance with the approved policies of the Board, to a member of the alumni community of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College after their 20th Cluster Reunion, for outstanding contributions and achievements in their career field. To be eligible, a candidate’s achievements should be supported by suitable awards, publications, memberships, leadership positions, career development, peer recommendations as national reputation. 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.

Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr. ’77 P ’10’13 - 2021 Award Recipient

Lee Dodds Chemel ’65 - 2020 Award Recipient

The Nathan M. Pusey Young Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award

This award is presented, in accordance with the approved policies of the Board, to a member of the alumni community of Lawrence University celebrating their 20th Cluster Reunion or younger, for significant contributions and achievements in a career field. An eligible candidate should show strong accomplishment in their field including but not limited to: awards, publications, memberships, leadership positions, career development, and peer recommendations. In addition, the candidate should have established at least a regional reputation based upon his or her achievements. The award is named after Nathan M. Pusey, the tenth and one of the youngest presidents of Lawrence College, an outstanding and exemplary figure in higher education in the 20th century.

James J. Moran ’00 - 2021 Award Recipient

Zoie Reams ’14 - 2020 Award Recipient

The George B. Walter ’36 Service to Society Award

This award is presented, in accordance with the approved policies of the Board, to a member of the alumni community of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College who best exemplify 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, alumnus, faculty member, educator, and dean of men, whose work at the college and beyond promoted his conviction that every individual can and should make a positive difference in their world.

Andrew H. Motiwalla ’96 - 2021 Award Recipient

Brienne Colston ’15 - 2020 Award Recipient

The Gertrude Breithaupt Jupp M-D’18 Outstanding Service Award

This award is presented, in accordance with the approved policies of the Board, to a member of the alumni community of Lawrence University or Milwaukee-Downer College after their 20th Cluster Reunion, who has provided outstanding service to Lawrence University within or apart from the Lawrence University Alumni Association. This award honors Gertrude Breithaupt Jupp ’18 voted Milwaukee-Downer alumna of the year in 1964 for her long-standing service to the college, which included president of the alumnae association board, class secretary, and public relations officer. (Candidates cannot be currently employed by LU, serving on the LUAA Board of Directors, or on the Board of Trustees.)

Dorothy E. Fischer ’77 - 2021 Award Recipient

Donna M. Schroeder M-D’54 - 2021 Award Recipient

Nancy Perkins Hanley M-D’54 - 2020 Award Recipient

Ted Katzoff ’65 - 2020 Award Recipient

The Marshall B. Hulbert ’26 Young Alumni Outstanding Service Award

This award is presented, in accordance with the approved policies of the Board, to a member of the alumni community of Lawrence University celebrating their 20th Cluster Reunion or younger, who has provided significant service to the college within or apart from the Lawrence University Alumni Association. This award honors Marshall Brandt Hulbert ’26 known as “Mr. Lawrence,” who made contributions to thousands of Lawrentian lives and served in many significant capacities during 54 of his 74 years. (Candidates cannot be currently employed by LU, serving on the LUAA Board of Directors, or on the Board of Trustees.)

Chuck Erickson ’02 - 2021 Award Recipient

Chiao-Yu Tuan ’14 - 2020 Award Recipient