Victoria Nwankudu ’19 and Will Randall '19Victoria Nwankudu ’19, an international affairs and Spanish major from Florence, S.C., was the student recipient of the Mary Mildred Sullivan Award. Will Randall ’19, a biology and Spanish major from Greenville, S.C., was the student Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award winner and the college’s Honor Graduate with a perfect 4.0 average.
Wanda Cheeks Holmes and Mike James '73The college presented the Mary Mildred Sullivan and Algernon Sydney Sullivan awards to Wanda Cheeks Holmes, a community activist and grassroots leaders, and Mike James ’73, former chairman of the Wofford College Board of Trustees.
Dr. Alan ChalmersDr. Alan Chalmers, professor of English, received the Philip Covington Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Humanities.
Joe E. Taylor ’80Joe E. Taylor ’80, business leader and former Wofford trustee, was awarded an honorary degree.
Alice Ross BallardAlice Ross Ballard, acclaimed ceramicists, was awarded an honorary degree.
Marsha Harrison GibbsMarsha Harrison Gibbs, business leader and philanthropist, was awarded an honorary degree.
Dr. Katherine Anne “Katy” Close ’83Dr. Katherine Anne “Katy” Close ’83, internist, human rights activist and former Wofford board member, was awarded an honorary degree. She also gave the Commencement address to the Class of 2019.
Dr. Charles KayDr. Charles Kay, professor of philosophy, retired from the college after 33 years of service. He was granted emeritus status.
Dr. Jameica B. Hill ’88Dr. Jameica B. Hill ’88, professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry, was presented with the Roger Milliken Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Science.
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