OMICRON DELTA KAPPA
ODK initiated three honorary members. L. to r.: G. Ashley
Allen ’65, retired president and CEO, Milliken Research
Corp.; Courtney Simmons Elwood ’90, partner, Kellogg
Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel P.L.L.C.; and Blaine A.
Brownell ’65, retired professor of history and academic
administrator, author of upcoming history of W&L.
CLASS OF 2016 ODK INITIATES: Shelbi L. Hendricks,
Michael W. Holt, Ijezie A.I. Ikwuezunma Jr., Wonhee
Lim, Andrea M. Owen, Jean J. Turlington, Tanner J.
Waggoner, Tierney E. Wolgemuth, Patrick L. Wright.
RUPERT LATTURE AWARD: Edward Simpson Stroud ’ 17
JAMES G. LEYBURN AWARD: Fine Arts in Rockbridge
Looking good, gentlemen: The members of the Class of 1965 become Five-Star Generals.
Above: Burr Datz ’75 (left) celebrated
his 40th reunion with a song, backed
by Dan Newhall, W&L retiree and
stellar bassist. Below: Bill Hartog, the
retiring vice president for admissions
and financial aid, spoke to the opening
Patrick J. White ’96, outgoing president of the Alumni Association,
hands things over to his successor, Guy H. Kerr ’75.
◗ JOHN NEWTON THOMAS TROPHY goes to the class with the largest percentage
increase in Annual Fund commitments over the previous year. With a 48 percent
increase: Class of 1995.
◗ THE TRIDENT TROPHY is presented to the class with the highest percentage of
members participating in the Annual Fund. With 65 percent: Class of 1970.
◗ THE COLONNADE CUP is awarded to the class with the largest reunion gift to
the Annual Fund, including current gifts and future pledges. With a reunion gift of
$855,000 (a 30th-reunion record): Class of 1985.