E&H Alumni Association Announced 2021 Outstanding Alumni Awards Honorees

Posted by Rachael Wilbur
Congratulations to our 2021 honorees! Watch for presentations which will be available online soon. Click the hyperlinks to read more about each honoree.

The Emory & Henry Alumni Board of Directors is proud to announce the 2021 Outstanding Alumni Award honorees.

Carl and Ruth Looney Humanitarian Award:
Rob Goldsmith, Class of 1971
President and CEO at People, Incorporated of Virginia

Distinguished Achievement:
Lisa Jordan, Class of 1984
Director of Education at the United Steel Workers.

Fred Selfe Service to Emory & Henry:
All our E&H in the City Volunteers

A.L. Mitchell Young Alumna Award:
Kishanna Caesar Heyward, Class of 2008.
Author of a coloring book that teaches children about the value and perils of credit.

James A. Davis Faculty Award:
Dr. James Duchamp
Emory & Henry Copenhaver Professor & Chair of the Chemistry Department

Read more about the E&H Alumni Awards.
Make a nomination.

  • Dr. James Duchamp, Emory & Henry Chemistry Department
  • Lisa Jordan, Emory & Henry Class of 1984
  • Rob Goldsmith, E&H ’71, CEO of People Inc.
  • Kishanna Caesar Heyward, Emory & Henry Class of 2008.
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