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Original and Honorary Founders

1987
Thurman W. Anderson  ♦
James P. Blanton  ♦
Cecil DuBose Brearley Sr.  ♦
George W. Bryan  ♦
Edward E. Burroughs  ♦
William C. Casper
William F. Davis  ♦
J. Kenyon East  ♦
Ralph H. Ellis  ♦
Morgan B. Gilreath  ♦
Dove Walter Green Jr.  ♦

James C. Hipp  ♦
Joseph W. Holliday  ♦
Jesse M. Lee  ♦
Harold S. Reese  ♦
George C. Rogers Sr.
R. Cathcart Smith  ♦
Ernest F. Southern  ♦
E. Craig Wall Sr.  ♦
E. J. Woodhouse

♦ denotes original founder
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
Thomas L. 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
Anne Tilghman Boyce
E. Cater Floyd

Collins A. Spivey
Kitty Lou Tilghman
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 E. Malone
May Howard Wall
2001
Rebecca Randall Bryan
Covel C. Moore Sr.

Clyde W. Port
2002
James P. Stevens Sr.

John C. Thompson
2003
William J. Baxley Jr.
Hal B. Holmes Jr.

Mildred Holmes Allen Prince
2004
College of Charleston
Horry County Schools

University of South Carolina
2005
Liston D. Barfield
E. Craig Wall Jr.

George L. Williams Sr.
2006
Carroll A. Campbell Jr.
Ronald R. Ingle

Clark B. Parker
2007
The inauguration of David A. DeCenzo as the second president of
Coastal Carolina University was held in lieu of the traditional Founders Day Convocation.  
2008
Robin W. Edwards
Ruth S. Kearns

Harold J. Riddle
2009
Gene Anderson

Franklin C. Blanton
2010
Louis Henry "Hank" Mense

Burroughs & Chapin Co.
2011
Ronald G. Eaglin
Nancy A. Smith

Frank M. Watts
2012
H. Franklin Burroughs
Guy Skipper Cameron
Charles L. Watson
University Medallions: Charles Joyner, John Vrooman

2013
James F. Hackler Jr. Harold C. Stowe
University Medallions: Sally Z. Hare, Joyce B. Parker, John M. Vaught III
Distinguished Alumni: Alexander D. Klaus, Amy McAllister-Skinner

2014
Joe E. Berry Jr. Dick F. Elliott
University Medallions: Robert H. "Bob" Brooks, Paul E. Stanton
Distinguished Alumni: Patrick S. Sparks, Brooke T. Donaldson

2015
University Medallions: Wade K. Baird, Gerald V. Boyles, James C. Benton Sr.
Distinguished Alumnus: Brian D. Forbus
Young Alumnus: James F. Marino '13