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2014 FOUNDERS DAY
Monday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m.
Wheelwright Auditorium

HONORARY FOUNDERS
Joe E. Berry Jr.
Dick F. Elliott

UNIVERSITY MEDALLIONS
Robert H. "Bob" Brooks
Paul E. Stanton

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR
Patrick S. Sparks '95

YOUNG ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR
Brooke T. Donaldson '11

Original and Honorary Founders

The following visionary leaders and organizations are honored in Founders Foyer, located in the Edward M. Singleton Building. It is the University's hope that current and future generations of students, as they pass through Founders Foyer, will be reminded of the many contributions of the Founders that serve as a benchmark from which the University may move forward with renewed enthusiasm and commitment. 

1987  

Thurman W. Anderson  ♦  Original Founder

James P. Blanton  ♦  Original Founder

Cecil DuBose Brearley Sr.  ♦  Original Founder

George W. Bryan  ♦  Original Founder

Edward E. Burroughs  ♦  Original Founder

William C. Casper

William F. Davis  ♦  Original Founder

J. Kenyon East  ♦  Original Founder

Ralph H. Ellis  ♦  Original Founder

Morgan B. Gilreath  ♦  Original Founder

Dove Walter Green Jr.  ♦  Original Founder

James C. Hipp  ♦  Original Founder

Joseph W. Holliday  ♦  Original Founder

Jesse M. Lee  ♦  Original Founder

Harold S. Reese  ♦  Original Founder

George C. Rogers Sr. 

R. Cathcart Smith  ♦  Original Founder

Ernest F. Southern  ♦  Original Founder

E. Craig Wall Sr.  ♦  Original Founder

E. J. Woodhouse 


1988
 

Karl G. Kempf   •   S. George Lovell Jr.


1989
 

George N. Magrath Sr.   •   C. Foster Smith 


1990

William A. Kimbel   •   L. Maud Kimbel   •   Catherine Heniford Lewis   •   Novie Nelson 


1991

T. "Luke" Benson   •   Edward L. Proctor   •   Evelyn Mayo Snider 


1992

Edward M. Henry   •   Sarah Fore Smith  •   Mr. and Mrs. William L. Spadoni 


1993

Eldred E. Prince   •   Elizabeth "Lib" Shaw 


1994

John K. Massey   •   Edward M. Singleton


1995

Clay D. Brittain Jr.   •   John K. McCormac


1996

Parks M. Coble   •   James J. Johnson   •   R. Grant Singleton  •  International Paper


1997

E. Cater Floyd   •   Kitty Lou Tilghman   •   Anne Tilghman Boyce   •   Collins A. Spivey 


1998

John W. Dawsey   •   George D. Grice   •   Charles E. Hodges  

1999

William H. Alford   •   Donald A. Moore   •   Pauline Kleber Springs 


2000

Philip L. Edwards   •   Thomas W. Edwards   •   Paul Malone   •   May Howard Wall

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2001

Rebecca Randall Bryan   •   Covel C. Moore Sr.   •   Clyde W. Port 

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2002

James P. Stevens Sr.   •   John C. Thompson

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2003

William J. Baxley Jr.   •   Hal B. Holmes Jr.  •   Mildred Holmes Allen Prince

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2004

College of Charleston   •   Horry County Schools   •   University of South Carolina


2005

Liston D. Barfield   •   George L. Williams Sr.   •   E. Craig Wall Jr.

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2006

Clark B. Parker   •   Carroll A. Campbell Jr.   •   Ronald R. Ingle

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2008

Robin W. Edwards   •   Ruth S. Kearns   •   Harold J. Riddle

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2009

Gene Anderson   •   Franklin C. Blanton


2010

Louis Henry "Hank" Mense   •   Burroughs & Chapin Co.

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2011

Ronald G. Eaglin   •   Nancy A. Smith   •   Frank M. Watts 

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2012

H. Franklin Burroughs   •   Guy Skipper Cameron   •   Charles L. Watson 

University Medallions
Charles Joyner   •   John Vrooman  

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2013

James F. Hackler Jr.   •   Harold C. Stowe

University Medallions
Sally Z. Hare   •   Joyce B. Parker   •   John M. Vaught III 

Distinguished Alumni of the Year
Alexander D. Klaus '05   •   Amy McAllister-Skinner '12 

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2014

Joe E. Berry Jr.  •   Dick F. Elliott

University Medallions
Robert H. "Bob" Brooks   •   Paul E. Stanton

Distinguished Alumni of the Year
Patrick S. Sparks '95   •   Brooke T. Donaldson '11

Note: In 2007, the inauguration of David A. DeCenzo, the second president of the University,
was held in lieu of the traditional Founders Day Convocation.