Founders Medal

The Founders’ Medal is awarded at commencement to the senior who has the highest grade point average for the entire college course of study at Millsaps College, and who has received a grade of Excellent on the comprehensive examinations. To be eligible for the award, students must have begun their course of study as freshmen at Millsaps College and completed the majority of the work required for the degree at Millsaps College; while credit by examination is permitted, only students with a maximum of eight earned hours (applying toward graduation requirements) of transfer credit from another domestic institution may be eligible. The following is a listing of Founders’ Medal winners, since its establishment in 1919.

2019

Reagan Michael McGuffee

2018

Noah Vincent Barbieri

2017

Brittany Susan Hardy

2016

Katie Lane Wynne Kirkland

2015

Ellen Faulk

2014

Priya Pradipkujmar Patel

2013

Taylor Brittany Scysters

2012

David Anthony Guyott

2011

Marie Louise Thomas

2010

Laura Heather Hitton

2009

Kayla Ann Richard

2008

Beth Ann Baker

2007

April Claire McGilvray Gilmore

2006

Megan Elizabeth Holcomb

2005

Ryan B. Day

2004

Kenneth Townsend and Brian Houston

2003

Hannah Page

2002

Elizabeth Bishara

2001

Peyton Hayes

2000

Melanie Schrader

1999

Suzanna Wahrle

1998

Holly Lynn Crawford

1997

Amanda O’Kelly

1996

Christina Finzel, Jennifer Irons, and Gayle Palfrey

1995

Kimberley Ann Williams

1994

Laurie Johanna Carpenter

1993

Meredith Anne Montgomery

1992

Larry Lee Montgomery

1991

Anne Elizabeth Verret and Eric Dewayne Chisolm

1990

Lisa Ann Loughman

1989

William Manley Wadsworth and Jeffrey Alan Ezell

1988

Anna Siuling Tjeng

1987

James Walton Boswell, Sheila Ann Farnsworth, Robert Joseph Mangialardi, and Timothy Michael Patterson

1986

Charles David Woods

1985

Robert Michael Buxton

1984

Terri Lee Clark

1983

Kimberly Lillian Myers

1982

Debra Ann Basham and Joseph Thomas Hamrick

1981

Judy Diane White

1980

Ann Roscopf

1979

Ellynda Louise Price

1978

William Hollis Leech

1977

Celeste Renee Brou

1976

Peggy Davis Clayton

1975

Ann Hendrick

1974

Frances Lloyd

1973

Rebecca Carol Youngblood and Reba Diamond Hale

1972

George Fleming

1971

Linda Sharon Dorsey

1970

Victoria Lynn Newcomb

1969

Mary Drane Swanson

1968

Sharon Kay Pritchett

1967

Carolyn Anne Powers

1966

Sharron Nan Monk

1965

Vera Evelyn Barron

1964

Mary Dell Fleming

1963

Nell Carleen Smith

1962

Mary Carole Robison

1961

Irene Elizabeth Fridge

1960

Sarah Margaret Yarbrough

1959

William Dwyer Balgord

1958

John H. Stone, III

1957

Samuel L. Jones, Jr.

1956

Clara Parks Booth

1955

Helen Fay Head

1954

Norma Busse

1953

Irby Turner, Jr.

1952

Gaston Hall

1951

Oliver Burford

1950

Shirley Jean Norwood

1949

George Maddox

1948

Charles Cale Lehman

1947

1946

1945

Winnifred Seegers

1944

Clara Porter Cavett

1943

Janice Trimble

1942

Richard Lauderdale

1941

Gwin Kolb

1940

Dolores Dye

1939

Robert A. Ivy

1938

J.D. Smith

1937

Eunice Louise Durham

1936

H.V. Allen

1935

Helen Hargrave Cabell

1934

John T. Kimball

1933

Robert Hough

1932

Mary Wacaster

1931

K.F. Hill

1930

Bessie Cook

1929

Mary Flowers Jackson

1928

V.L. Wharton

1927

Merrill C. Stapp

1926

Margaret Stewart Power

1925

Mary Davenport

1924

H.H. Knoblock

1923

W.S. Phillips

1922

Frederick J. Lotterhos

1921

Willie Spann

1920

L.B. Roberts

1919

Dewey S. Dearman

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