CMC Alumni Association

Awards and Honors

George C. S. Benson Distinguished Achievement Award
Jack L. Stark '57 GP'11 Distinguished Service Award
Eugene L. Wolver, Jr. Lifetime Service Award
John P. Faranda '79 Student Service Award
Pamela B. Gann Leadership Award
Honorary Life Members of the CMCAA

George C. S. Benson Distinguished Achievement Award 

This award, the highest bestowed by the Claremont McKenna College Alumni Association, is given for outstanding professional and public service

Abdlatif Y. Al-Hamad '60 P'89
William B. Arce P'80*
Richard Armour GP'91 GP'94 GP'97*
George C. S. Benson P'61*
Frances E. Berger P'59*
H. Norwood Berger* P'59*
Gary E. Biszantz '56 P'08
Stephen C. Bullock '88
William W. Crouch '63
Robert A. Day '65 P'12
David Dreier '75
Richard J. Flamson III '51*
Nohemi Ferguson '82
Kenneth A. Gilbert '73
Edward S. Gould '65*
Thornton H. Hamlin, Jr. '50 GP'99*
Alan Heslop
Stuart T. K. Ho '57
W. Cedric Johnson '74 
Henry R. Kravis '67 
Michael Larson '80
Ronald F. Lehman II '68
Thomas C. Leppert '77
Jon B. Lovelace*
Robert J. Lowe '62
Golo Mann*
Nancy J. McCallin '81
Donald C. McKenna*
Harry T. McMahon '75 P'08 P'09
Surin Pitsuwan '72
William F. Podlich '66
Ryal R. Poppa '57 GP'08*
Raymond Remy '59
George R. Roberts '66 P'93
Jonathan J. Rosenberg '83 P'14
John K. Roth
Jack L. Stark '57 GP'11
Steven M. Strauss '78
The Pacesetter Classes of 1948-1950

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Jack L. Stark '57 GP'11 Distinguished Service Award

This award is given in recognition of outstanding service to the College, the Alumni Association, and the alumni of Claremont McKenna College. 

John E. Allen '73*
Sam Bader '50
William B. Barrington '54 P'84
Bruce W. Bean ’67
James B. Bemowski '76 P'07 P'09M'10
George C. S. Benson* P'61
Katharine Corbett Lowe Benson*
Stuart R. Briggs*
John R. Britt '59*
A. Steve Crown '74
Cary Davidson '75
Robert A. Day ’65 P’12
Frederic C. Delbrueck '57
John W. Devereux, Jr. '57
Marvin W. Drew '51 P'75 GP'05
John R. Dunbar*
Ward E.Y. Elliott
Robert L. Emett '50
Kae A. Ewing '60
John P. Faranda '79
Pamela B. Gann
Jack Goddard '50*
Richard R. Grantham '50*
Thornton H. Hamlin, Jr. '50 GP'99*
Rex Heeseman '64 P'95
Robert E. Long '52*
Marc Massoud P'89
Lloyd J. McHaley '59*
Frederick N. Merkin ’67
James E. Moore '75
Robert E. Novell '67 P'94
John A. Poer '58 P'90
Kevin Riley '75 P'18*
Robert G. Rogers '52*
Wayne C. Slavitt '80
Bruce A. Soll '79 P'12 P'15 P'17
Jack L. Stark '57 GP'11
Jil Harris Stark '58 GP'11
George W. Van Tubergen*
H. Kenneth Ward '52*
Fritz M. Weis '65 P'94
David L. Wells '72*
Stanton P. Welsh '50 P'81*
Eugene L. Wolver, Jr. '51
William S. Woods II '77
Austin M. Woodward '49*

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Eugene L. Wolver, Jr. Lifetime Service Award

This award is given in recognition of lifetime service to the College, the Alumni Association, and the alumni of Claremont McKenna College over an extended period of time.

Marvin W. Drew '51 P'75 GP'05
Robert L. Emett '50
Jack Goddard '50*
Richard Grantham '50*
Thornton H. Hamlin Jr. '50 GP'99*
Robert E. Long '52*
Frederik N. Merkin '67
John A. Poer '58 P'90
Jack L. Stark '57 GP'11
Jil H. Stark '58 GP'11
Stanton P. Welsh '50 P'81*
Eugene L. Wolver, Jr. '51

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John P. Faranda '79 Student Service Award 

The Faranda Award, which shall be conferred not more than annually, honors dedication to the well-being of current students through volunteerism, mentorship, and/or leadership.

Richard K. Chino '90
Barton Evans '70*
Gerald I. Eyrich P'83
John P. Faranda '79
Michael C. Haas '79
Marc F. Massoud P'89
Ray Remy '59
Michael L. Sutton '76

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Pamela B. Gann Leadership Award 

The Pamela Gann Leadership Award is given to acknowledge the significant leadership of CMC alumni who have been notable trailblazers as exhibited by their impact and influence in the advancement of community-building, volunteerism, or social entrepreneurship.

Cary Davidson '75
Chelina M. Odbert '99
Peter A. Thum '90
Jennifer Waggoner '95
"Living on One": Hannah Gregg ’12, Zach Ingrasci ’12, and Chris Temple ’12

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Honorary Life Members of the CMCAA

Honorary Life Memberships in the Alumni Association are conferred upon individuals who have made noteworthy contributions to the College or the Association.

Florence Adams
Nancy Arce
William B. Arce P'80
Richard Armour GP'91 GP'94 GP'97*
Robin Aspinall
Alfred Balitzer P'88
Garner A. Beckett*
George C. S. Benson P'61*
Katharine Corbett Lowe Benson*
Mabel G. Benson*
Frances E. Berger P'59*
H. Norwood Berger P'59*
Robert J. Bernard*
James R. Berry P'92*
Rena E. Bever
Gordon C. Bjork
Norene Black
Barbara W. Boswell
Freeman C. Bovard*
Stuart R. Briggs*
James Stuart Bruce*
Jodie R. Burton
Richard Butler
Chris Chalian
Michelle Chamberlain 
Barbara J. Condit
Marian Miner Cook
E. H. Corbin*
Wayne "Wally" Cox
S. Leonard Dart*
Stephen T. Davis
J. A. de Haas*
Georgette DeVeres
John R. Dunbar*
David Edwards
Myrna Elliott 
Ward E. Y. Elliott
Langdon Elsbree*
Gerald I. Eyrich P'83
Kay Faranda P'79*
John A. Ferling
Arden J. Flamson*
Don Freeberg*
Anthony F. Fucaloro
Pamela B. Gann
Cheva Garcia
Jerome Garris P'91 P'01
George Gibbs GP'01*
Steven Graves
John S. Goldhammer
Cindi Guimond
Daniel A. Guthrie P'83
P. Edward Haley
Nicole Hamon
Alan Heslop
Greg Hess
Jose Huezo P'97
Teresa Hidalgo
Betsy Hipple
Jefferson Huang
Jon C. Keates
Manfred Keil
Marie Josee Kravis
James Lippincott
Jon B. Lovelace*
Clifton T. MacLeod*
Golo Mann*
Howard P. Marguleas P'87
Charlene Martin
Marc F. Massoud
June McCartney
Harold E. McClelland*
Bernice McKenna*
Donald C. McKenna*
Patricia Mordhorst
Janet M. Myhre
Beth Nesbit
Howard Neville*
Judy Peairs
Joseph H. Petrowski P'08
Orme W. Phelps*
John J. Pitney
Russell K. Pitzer*
Mary Dell Pritzlaff P'76*
Ricardo J. Quinones P'88
R. M. Reifler*
Ronald Riggio P'10
Jorge Ronchi
Harold W. Rood*
Arthur L. Rosenbaum
John K. Roth
David Sadava
Ken Scalmanini
Diana Seder
Janet K. Smith
Steven A. Smith
Sarah Smith Orr
Bonnie Snortum
Jil H. Stark '58 GP'11
W. Torrey Sun
Ronald K Teeples P'91*
Ron Tjaden
George W. Van Tubergen*
Richard C. Vos
Emery Walker*
Lucien Warner*
Nicholas Warner
Donald Wheeler*
Harvey A. Wichman
John D. Zinda*

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