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Major Awards Dick McCauley ’62 received the Rogerson Cup, the College's highest award for alumni service. Leader in law and public service Mike Keating ’62 won the Kellogg Award for lifetime career achievement. The Thurston Bowl, for exceptional service as class secretary, was presented to both Will Layman and Kolleen Rask ’82, and the Copeland Award, for effectively representing Williams to prospective students, went to Joey Horn ’87. The Joseph’s Coat, in recognition of a highly esteemed member of a post-50th Reunion class, went to Fred Goldstein ’52
Elected to three-year terms on the Society of Alumni's executive committee were Cora G. Yang, ’80, San Francisco, CA; F. Jacqueline Davis ’87, Redondo Beach, CA; Jeffrey S. Urdang, ’89, Stamford, CT; Anamaria A. Villamarin-Lupin, '95, New Orleans, LA; Olufunmilayo A. Olosunde ’06, Brooklyn, NY; Aroop Mukharji ’09, London, United Kingdom; and Andrew Michael Newman, Class of 2004, and Lee S. Szykowny, ex officio, as co-Chairs of the Alumni Fund.
Class Attendance Awards
The Reunion Trophy, awarded to the class with the highest percentage of registered and present classmates, went to the Class of 1962 with 51.3% (125 classmates) in attendance. The Reunion Bowl, for the class with the greatest number of members registered and present, also went to the Class of 2007, with 267 members attending.
The Class of 1962's 50th Reunion gift came to $12.7 million, principally in support of the Class of 1962 Memorial Scholarship, the Global Initiatives Fund (which strengthens Williams' ties and student experiences with the global community), and the Alumni Fund, where '62 set an 50th Reunion record with $345,000. The Class of 1987's 25th Reunion gift reached $7.4 million, focusing on the Class of 1987 Scholarship for Excellence in Teaching (for aided students interested in becoming teachers), the new Sawyer Library, and the Alumni Fund, where '87 won trophies for raising the largest dollar amount ($676,235) and the largest increase in dollars over last year Alumni Fund gift.
Alumni Fund Co-Chair Susan Fortin '92 announced that 1,600 volunteers had raised over $10 million from more than 15,000 alumni in 2011-2012. Alumni Fund donors also reached the gold standard again with an overall participation rate of 62%.