Outstanding Alumni Award

The University of Memphis School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Alumni Chapter seeks nominations for its annual Outstanding Alumnus Award. The Chapter will present this award to a deserving CSD graduate at the annual Mid-South Conference on Communicative Disorders.

Graduates who demonstrate outstanding achievement in academic pursuits, research activities or community involvement are eligible for this award. To nominate an individual, detailed information is needed regarding the nominee's history, resume, honors received, published works and two letters of support. Additionally, any other related materials would be helpful. Members of the CSD Alumni Chapter Board of Directors and CSD teaching and clinical faculty are not eligible. The deadline for nominations is May 1st each year.

Previous Award Winners

  • 2017: Karen Jarvis, Ph.D.
  • 2016: Samuel Atcherson, Ph.D.
  • 2015: Ann Burlison, M.A.
  • 2014: Darlene Winters, M.A.
  • 2013: David Zapala, Ph.D.
  • 2012: Tracey Baldwin, M.A.
  • 2011: Kim S. Schairer, Ph.D.
  • 2010: Constance Dean Qualls, Ph.D.
  • 2009: Peter Marincovich, Ph.D.
  • 2006: Betholyn Gentry, Ph.D.
  • 2005: Sandra Laing, Ph.D.
  • 2004: Genevieve Alexander, M.A.
  • 2003: Lewis Shapiro, Ph.D.
  • 2002: Billy Ogletree, Ph.D.
  • 2001: Beverly Burroughs, M.A.
  • 2000: Kenn Apel, Ph.D.
  • 1999: Richard Peach, Ph.D.
  • 1998: Julie Masterson, Ph.D.
  • 1997: Robert Mayo, Ph.D.
  • 1996: Michael McDaniel, Ph.D.
  • 1995: Cynthia Jacobsen, Ph.D.
  • 1994: Bonnie Buntin, M.A.
  • 1993: Brenda Antwine, M.A.
  • 1992: Ann Horton, M.A.
  • 1991: Elaine McNiece, Ph.D.
  • 1990: Sara Sanders, Ph.D.
  • 1989: Craig Formby, Ph.D.
  • 1988: Danny Phillips, M.A.
  • 1987: Jeanne Wilcox, Ph.D.
  • 1986: Richard Schwartz, Ph.D.
  • 1985: Patricia Larkins Hicks, Ph.D.
  • 1984: David Hawkins, Ph.D.
  • 1983: Marilyn Newhoff, Ph.D.
  • 1982: Priscilla Nellum Davis, Ph.D.
  • 1980: Ben Cox, M.A.
  • 1979: Karen F. Steckol, Ph.D.