Distinguished Alumni

In 1963, the Centre College Alumni Association established the Distinguished Alumni Award for the purpose of honoring alumni who have given outstanding service to Centre College and/or to humankind. Recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award are listed below.

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2016 Distinguished Alumni Honorees

Franklin Foster '73, Wes Fugate '02 (Distinguished Young Alumnus), Beverly White Yeager '54 (not pictured, Scott Bohannon '91)


Donald L. Durham 1964

Peggy Kagin Rucker 1956

John Knox Walkup 1969


Charles T. Hazelrigg 1937

James B. Milliken 1922

Edith McClure Sutcliffe 1912

Howard VanAntwerp, Jr. 1920


Julia F. Allen 1916

Don E. Cooper 1929

Samuel B. Craig 1923

George F. Lee 1909

J. J. Steiger FR