Outstanding Alumni

The Presbyterian College Alumni Association presented its annual awards during a ceremony in Edmunds Hall in October 2013. We honored alumni and friends of the College  for their outstanding achievement, service, and support of PC.

Mary F. Lehman Alumni Service Award


Hartwell Dew, of Atlanta, Ga., received the Mary F. Lehman Alumni Service Award, which recognizes an alum with outstanding meritorious service rendered to Presbyterian College and the Alumni Association. “I am very, very grateful for this honor,” Harris said.

Outstanding Young Alumnus Award


Matt Bishop, of Athens, Ga., received the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, which recognizes an alumnus under 40 years of age who demonstrates early competence within the chosen field of endeavor and exhibits exceptional promise of future achievement.

Honorary Alumnus Award


Charles and Jean Gaines, received the Honorary Alumni Award, which recognizes those who did not attend PC, but who have always treated PC like their alma mater and have brought honor to the College by doing so.

Dum Vivimus Servimus Award

Sandra L. Hensley, of Columbia, SC, received the Dum Vivimus Servimus award, which recognizes an alumnus or alumna who exemplifies the meaning of the college motto, “While We Live, We Serve.”

Thomas Aurelius Stallworth ’55 Award


Margaret McKinnon Harris, of Columbia, SC, received the Thomas Aurelius Stallworth ’55 Alumni Award, which recognizes a PC alum who embodies the best characteristics of Thomas Aurelius Stallworth’s Christian Leadership, Strong Bold Character, Integrity, Moral Courage and Values and who knows and demonstrates the true meaning of neighbor and friend.

Robert M. Turner Scotsman Club Service Award


John Stroud, of Greenwood, SC, received the Robert M. Turner Award, which recognizes an individual or couple who best mirrors the dedication and commitment that Mike Turner ‘48 has given to the Scotsman Club, as an alumnus, former president, and faithful member.

Alumni Gold P Award


E. G. Lassiter, of Atlanta, Ga., received the Alumni Gold P Award, which recognizes outstanding accomplishments in the chosen profession which reflect honor upon the College.