Alumni, Families, & Friends

    Alumni Connections

    Alumni Connections

    Alumni profiles, business directory, and class notes. 


    Parents and Families

    Parents & Families

    Campus connections and resources to help your student.


    Traditions & Galleries

    Traditions & Galleries

    Lore and hallmarks of our culture. 


    Galleries

    Classes & Events

    Virtual classes and gatherings. 


    Benefits & Networks

    Benefits & Volunteering

    Perks for alumni and ways to volunteer.


    Make a Gift

    Make a Gift

    Support WC in a way that reflects your values.


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    For more than 60 years, we have recognized outstanding Washington College alumni with awards presented on behalf of the Alumni Association. 

    Begun in 1952, the Alumni Citation was created as a means of formally identifying and recognizing outstanding alumni. The citation is the highest honor the Alumni Association can bestow upon its members and is presented to an alumnus who has made a significant contribution to, or accomplishment in, his or her field of endeavor or in community or public service. 

    Begun in 1986 as a means of formally identifying and recognizing dedicated alumni, the Alumni Service Award is given annually to an alumnus who has provided outstanding and continued support to the College. Recipients have enthusiastically participated in the life of Washington College through personal involvement on leadership committees, association with the student body, and engagement of fellow alumni. Their selfless commitment of time and talent has been augmented by their willingness to enhance the financial welfare of the College. 

    Established in 2009, the Alumni Horizon Ribbon Award was created as a means of formally identifying and recognizing outstanding alumni of the past 15 years. The award is given to an alumnus who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, service, or scholarship in a particular area. 

    Since inductions began in 1981, the Athletic Hall of Fame has served to preserve Washington College’s sport history, to honor excellence within the game, and to make a connection between the generations of people who cheer on our student athletes.

    Alumni Awards Committee

    Suzanne Fischer-Huettner ’95, Chair • Hilary Badger ’14  • April Ford ’75 P’18  • Suzanne Hewes '91 • James Malena ’01 

    Past Service Award winners

    Past Alumni Citation winners

    Past Horizon Award winners

    A tribute to WC Veterans who have served

     

    Alumni Citation — our accomplished experts 

    The Alumni Association’s highest honor, the Alumni Citation is given to alumni who have made a significant contribution to, or accomplishment in, their professional field or in community or public service. 

    Alumni Service Award — our loyal fans 

    The Alumni Service Award recognizes dedicated alumni who have continually supported Washington College through the commitment of time, talent, and treasure.

    Horizon Ribbon Award our rising stars

    The Horizon Ribbon Award recognizes graduates of the last 15 years who are already leaving their mark through leadership, service, or scholarship. 

    Nominate an Alumna or Alumnus

    Complete the online nomination form below or download a PDF of the form to complete later.  

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    Having trouble deciding which award to select? Learn more about each award before making your decision by visiting the link at the top of this form.
     

      

    Commencement-Alumni WeekendMay 20-22, 2022

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    Regional Chapters

    How many times have you spotted someone sporting WC gear in the grocery store, airport, or gym? Stay connected with your favorite place and mingle with other graduates through the chapter nearest you. Note your chapter leaders' names, also. These regional volunteers share WC news, coordinate events, and serve as great resources for new alumni in the area. Don’t be afraid to reach out!

    Annapolis, Maryland/Katharine Greenlee '11

    Baltimore, Maryland/Meghan Curran ’00, Brennan Kimball '14, Gavin Rayburn ’11, Dennis Thomas '15,

    Carolinas/Emma Way ’16

    Chicago, Illinois/Susan Czechowski ’95, Jay Derbis ’95

    Choptank/Charles Dean ’00, Mark Pellerin '75
    (Talbot, Dorchester, and Caroline counties, Maryland)

    Front Range, Colorado/Nicole Gravagna ’99, Kelly Ogletree '03

    Kent & Queen Anne’s Counties, Maryland/Gene Davis '17, Deeann Jones '92

    Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania/Patrick McMenamin '87

    Mardel/Bridget Desaulniers ’06, Brian Desaulniers ’04
    (Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties in Maryland and Sussex County in Delaware)

    New England/Carolyn Choate-Turnbull '80

    New York City/Rob Roan ’01

    Pacific Northwest/Taylor Frey ’17, Jenna Carpenter ’17

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania/Wayles Wilson ’03

    San Francisco, California/Jordan Yelinek ’02

    Southwest Florida/chair position open

    Washington, D.C./Rebecca DeSantis ’16

    Wilmington, Delaware/Natalie Gentry '94, Paula DeStefano ’95

    York, Pennsylvania/Theresa Soley ’06

    Japan & Asia/Tom Crouse '59

    Affinity Groups and Leaders

    While regional chapters connect you geographically, affinity groups join you with others who share your interests and affinities. All members of these groups work as volunteers to better connect fellow alumni to each other and to the College.

    Alpha Chi Omega Alumnae, Genevieve Vetter ’06

    Alpha Omicron Pi Alumnae, Cate McMenamin ’16

    Alumni of Color, Colleena Calhoun ’99

    Christian Fellowship Alumni, Akin Walker ’10

    Douglass Cater Society of Junior Fellows Alumni, Seth Olson ’09

    Dramalumni, Tamanya Garza ’02

    Habitat for Humanity Alumni, Billie Ricketts ’13 and Max Li ’14

    International Alumni, Monica Blanco Iturbide ’90

    Journalism & Writing Fields Alumni, Katie Tabeling ’14 and Emily Blackner ’13

    Kappa Alpha Alumni, Joe Van Name ’90

    Kappa Sigma Alumni, Trey Weitzel ’10

    Law Affinity Network, Eddie Raleigh ’08

    Men’s Lacrosse Alumni, Creg Fleetwood ’03

    Middle Hall Creative Arts Dorm Alumni, Lindsay Bergman Debes ’07

    Pride Alumni, Claire Hansen ’14

    Rowing Alumni, Rob Page ’01

    Rugby Football Club (Men’s Rugby) Alumni, Seth Engel ’93

    Theta Chi Alumni, Rob Page ’01

    Alumni Veteran’s Association, Jacob Ritzler ’01

    Women’s Lacrosse, Linda Bieberbach ’00

    Writer’s Union Alumni, Sarah Ensor ’00 & Ray Cummings ’99

    Susannah Chase ’90 P’21

    Susannah Chase ’90 P’21

    Vice President of Advancement and Alumni Relations


    Shane Brill

    Shane Brill '03 M'11

    Associate Director of Alumni Engagement


    Marc Dykeman

    Marc Dykeman M'07

    Director of Advancement Services and Strategy


    Trish Hamilton

    Trish Hamilton

    Coordinator of Stewardship and Planned Giving


    L. Josephine Hawn ’08

    L. Josephine Hawn ’08

    Assistant Director of Advancement Services


    Kristina Henry '88

    Kristina Henry '88

    Director of Alumni Relations


    Karen M. Jones

    Karen M. Jones

    Assistant Director of Institutional Giving and Stewardship


    Jennifer Kaczmarczyk

    Jennifer Kaczmarczyk

    Executive Assistant to Susie Chase


    Joseph Holt ’83 M’98

    Joseph Holt ’83 M’98

    Executive Director, Institutional Giving and Stewardship


    Helen McAdory

    Helen McAdory

    Assistant Director of Annual Giving


    Frances Miller

    Frances Miller

    Administrative Assistant for Advancement


    Paula Naegele

    Paula Naegele

    Alumni Data and Gift Integrity Specialist


    Lindsay Pollock ’04

    Lindsay Pollock ’04

    Associate Director, Research Analyst


    Fannie Hobba Shenk ’84 P’15 P’19

    Fannie Hobba Shenk ’84 P’15 P’19

    1782 Society and Alumni Engagement Director


    Valerie L. V. Stewart

    Valerie L. V. Stewart

    Associate Director, Institutional and Government Giving

    From among the ranks of our dedicated alumni, Alumni Board members serve as advisers to the College staff and as a channel of communication with alumni. Each Alumni Board member is elected to serve as chair or co-chair of a committee in an area that is important to alumni and the College.

    • Suzanne Hewes '91, chair • Glen Beebe '81 •  Rob Billings '14 •  Taylor Frey '17  •  Suzanne Fischer-Huettner '95 • Latoya Gatewood-Young '11 • Natalie Guiberson Gentry '94 • Mark Henckel '76 • Maria Hynson '15 P'19• Darius Johnson '15 • Charles Logan '16 • Pat McMenamin '87 P'16 • Lindsay Haislip Mehta '13 • Brett Nicholson '14 • Rob Page '01 • Eddie Raleigh '08 • Jen Svehla '03, vice chair • Tim Tawney '98

    Keep in Touch

    If you would like to contact a member of your Alumni Board, please contact Advancement and Alumni Relations, and we will be glad to put you in touch with the appropriate Alumni Board member.