Alumni Awards

The Hammond Alumni Council annually presents the Distinguished Alumni Award recognizing outstanding Alumni. This year the Alumni Council will also be awarding a Young Alumni Award for the first time. Our alumni have an incredible tradition of achievement, service and integrity, and these awards are our way of recognizing their achievements.
Awards will be presented at Homecoming this year on Friday, October 27, 2017.

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes a Hammond alum, who over time has achieved excellence in their field of endeavor, demonstrated exceptional loyalty or service in their personal or professional life, and, in doing so, have served as an excellent role model for all Hammond alumni, students and future generations of graduates.  

2016 Recipients


                 Rebecca Duffie Penland '82                                                                  Michael Senn '89  


Distinguished Alumni Award Past Recipients

2016 Rebecca Duffie Penland '82 2000 Jody Lumpkin ‘96
2016 Michael Senn '89  1998 Chris Goodall ‘75
2009 Callie Shell ‘79 1997 Eleanor Green ‘90
2008 Bill McElveen ‘76  1995 Fred Price ‘71
2007 Deans Richardson Fawcett ‘81 1994 Dalton Prickett ‘79
2006  Joe Walker '00 1993 Jimmy Stevenson '71
2005 Robert Clapper ‘92 1992 Martha Parker Hester ‘85
2004 Morri Leland ‘79 1991 Jack Wells ‘78
2003 Edward Clarke ‘88 1990 Les Cotter ‘76
2002 Mark Hood ‘76 1985 Si Pearman ‘83
2001 Addie Price Mathes ‘74 1984 Linda Winslett Pankoff ‘76


Young Alumni Award

The Young Alumni Award recognizes a young alum whose achievements positively reflect Hammond School. Criteria for the award include being 40 years or younger, making an impact on their industry and having professional accomplishments. Leaders in their profession and community, the Young Alumni Award recipient should possess an unmistakable tradition of achievement and truly be making a difference.

2016 Recipient

                    Josh Patterson '03


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