Eldridge W. Roark, Jr. Meritorious Service Award

The Eldridge W. Roark, Jr. Meritorious Service Award is awarded by the Board of Directors and demonstrates the Board’s appreciation to those who serve the Society. National officers are eligible for the award once they have completed their term.

The Board of Directors accepts nominations for the award.  This year, the deadline for receipt of nominations is April 1, 2017.  To submit a nomination, email Executive Director Tara Singer at tara@odk.org.

Past Recipients

C. Stanton Belfour (1951)
University of Pittsburgh

Oliver C. Carmichael (1951)
Vanderbilt University

Ralph C. McDanel (1951)
University of Richmond

George Lang (1951)
University of Alabama

Frank L. Jackson (1951)
Davidson College

Ross H. Moore (1951)
Millsaps College

Guy E. Snavely (1951)
Birmingham-Southern College

Fred B. Wren (1953)
Georgia Institute of Technology

Danner L. Mahood (1953)
Denison University

Virgil M. Hancher (1953)
State University of Iowa

Paul H. Farrier (1953)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Francis Pendleton Gaines (1958)
Washington and Lee University

Rosser Lynn Malone (1958)
Washington and Lee University

John Quincy Wolf (1959)
Southwestern at Memphis

William Tate (1959)
University of Georgia

John M. Smartt (1959)
University of Tennessee

Spencer Shank (1959)
University of Cincinnati

Karlem Riess (1959)
Tulane University

James H. Reid (1959)
University of Maryland

William Kelso Morrill (1959)
Johns Hopkins University

Reginald C. McGrane (1959)
University of Cincinnati

J. Wilfred Lambert (1959)
College of William and Mary

Marion L. Huit (1959)
Ohio Wesleyan University

Thomas F. Hubbard (1959)
Johns Hopkins University

Joseph E. Holliday (1959)
University of Cincinnati

Clarence E. Heffelfinger (1959)
Centre College

Arno J. Haack (1959)
Washington University

Russell A. Griffin (1959)
Western Reserve University

James E. Foy (1959)
University of Alabama

Arthur Delano Enyart (1959)
Rollins College

Robert B. Ellis (1959)
University of Mississippi

Philip N. Carpenter (1959)
Grove City College

Endicott A. Batchelder (1959)
University of Pittsburgh

Russell B. Allen (1959)
University of Maryland

B. F. D. Runk (1961)
University of Virginia

Lawrence C. Woodruff (1964)
University of Kansas

Marten ten Hoor (1964)
Tulane University

G. Herbert Smith (1964)
Willamette University

Frank A. Rose (1964)
University of Kentucky

Joseph M. Plant, Jr. (1964)
Auburn University

Malcolm E. Musser (1964)
Bucknell University

Robson D. McIntyre (1964)
University of Kentucky

Lloyd A. Helms (1964)
Bowling Green State University

Clarence J. Gray (1964)
University of Richmond

Landon E. Fuller (1964)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

William A. Flinn (1964)
Davidson College

Leonard A. Axe (1965)
Kansas State College

Robert D. Gregg (1965)
Carnegie Institute of Technology

William L. Hoff (1965)
University of Maryland

Maurice A. Clay (1966)
University of Kentucky

Charles M. Clark (1966)
American University

L. Dale Faunce (1966)
University of Iowa

Robert L. Morlan (1966)
Denison University

Bennett T. Sandefur (1966)
University of Kentucky

H. H. Stephanson (1966)
Miami University

C. William Vogel (1966)
University of Cincinnati

Jess L. Gardner (1968)
University of Kentucky

Robert W. Bishop (1968)
University of Cincinnati

Thurston Adams (1968)
University of Miami

Carl W. Knox (1968)
University of Miami

Gene D. Lewis (1968)
University of Cincinnati

Tom Spight Hines (1970)
University of Mississippi

Willis L. Tompkins (1970)
University of Kansas

Norman C. Laffer (1970)
University of Maryland

Clyde A. Patterson (1972)
Western Reserve University

Robert H. Knapp (1972)
University of South Dakota

Louis F. Hekhuis (1972)
Michigan State University

Dacho Dachoff (1972)
Wayne State University

Charles W. Crawford (1972)
University of Mississippi

Robert Rosen (1972)
University of Miami

Donald B. Hoffman (1974)
Muhlenberg College

Glenn O. Hilburn (1974)
Centenary College

William Hoff (1974)
University of Maryland

Robert Kamm (1976)
Drake University

Hugh Twiggs (1976)
Georgia State University

Charles Thrift (1976)
Florida Southern University

Charles F. Tate, III (1976)
University of Miami

John E. Simpson, III (1976)
Texas Technological University

James Okonak (1976)
West Virginia Wesleyan College

Loren Hickerson (1976)
University of Iowa

John Dirks (1976)
University of Illinois

William Bevan (1976)
Johns Hopkins University

Dan Beeman (1976)
University of South Florida

Samuel L. Meyer (1977)
University of Tennessee

Wayne Chambers (1978)
University of Alabama

Warren Chandler (1978)
Tulane University

David L. Readdick (1978)
Florida Southern University

Robert E. Lovely (1978)
University of Tampa

Ronald W. Roskens (1978)
Kent State University

Idris R. Traylor, Jr. (1979)
Texas Tech University

Jonathan D. Hook (1980)
Willamette University

Stanley D. Cohn (1980)
Tulane University

Ervin L. Wood (1980)
Valdosta State College

Robert A. Large (1980)
Wayne State University

Patrick M. Conoley (1980)
Baylor University

Frank M. Laney, Jr. (1982)
University of Mississippi

Garth Kriewall (1982)
Ferris State College

William C. Cheney (1984)
University of Texas

James H. Newberry, Jr. (1984)
University of Kentucky

Ray C. Wasielewski (1984)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Angelo J. Perna (1984)
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Jayne Wade Anderson (1984)
Tulane University

Jack E. Prince (1984)
Marietta College

Mark E. Jacobs (1986)
University of Wyoming

Kevin L. Eikenberry (1986)
Purdue University

Joe Randy Gurie (1986)
Louisiana State University

Deborah Craig (1988)
University of South Florida

Robert John Craig (1988)
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Robert A. Davis (1988)
Florida Southern College

William L. Robinson (1988)
Ohio Northern University

Harmon W. Ruliffson (1988)
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Cathy Burns Tex (1990)
Jacksonville State University

Ben F. Wade (1990)
Florida Southern College

Rodney Williams, Jr. (1990)
University of Louisville

Julia F. Morton (1991)
University of Miami

John C. White (1991)
University of Alabama-Huntsville

Philip R. Hart (1991)
University of Richmond

Margaret R. Gilbert (1992)
Florida Southern College

Raymonde Bilger (1992)
University of Miami

James O. Williams (1993)
University of Auburn at Montgomery

Carmen Mattes (1994)
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Richard Burnette (1996)
Florida Southern College

Nicki (Dorothy) Cantrell (1996)
Columbia College

Melford E. Espey (1996)
University of Alabama

Cheryl Hogle (1996)
SUNY Plattsburgh

Richard E. Hoover (1996)
University of Nebraska at Omaha

John D. Morgan (1996)
Maryville University

Paul J. Parker (1996)
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Lofton Stuart (1996)
University of Tennessee

Thomas Vukovich (1996)
University of Akron

Anne M. Whittemore (1996)
University of Richmond

William S. Zerman (1996)
University of Arkansas

James R. Cunningham (1998)
Elmhurst College

Betty DeMent (1998)
Auburn University

Elaine Freeman (1998)
Pittsburg State University

Roxanne Patterson (1998)
St. Lawrence University

Rich Pirrotta (1998)
Pennsylvania State University

Colleen Thomas (1998)
University of Kentucky

Drury Bagwell (2000)
University of Tennessee

Malcolm A. Cutchins (2000)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Hillary Cherry (2000)
University of Maryland

Michael Christakis (2000)
Alfred University

Teresa Flannery (2000)
University of Maryland

Carolyn Rants (2000)
Morningside College

Palmer Gene Vance (2000)
Transylvania University

Elaine Chao (2000)
Plattsburgh State University

Mead Jordan (2000)
Hastings College

Michael Bergler (2000)
University of California Riverside

Paul Fidler (2001)
University of South Carolina

Janice Fodor (2001)
Elmhurst College

Martha Green (2001)
Presbyterian College

Margaret Moody (2001)
Auburn University at Montgomery

Homer Rice (2001)
Georgia Institute of Technology

Tom Romanin (2001)
University of Northern Iowa

Caroline Sulewski (2001)
University of Akron

Carol Willis (2001)
Berry College

Ira Andrews (2002)
Emory University

Nancy Alford (2002)
LaGrange College

Stephen D. Bisese (2002)
College of William and Mary

Ruth Burnham (2002)
Bucknell University

Jerri Haussler (2002)
Hastings College

John Herbst (2002)
University of Kentucky

William Laundry (2002)
Plattsburgh State University

G. Samuel Lightner (2002)
Randolph-Macon College

Charlene Lucas (2002)
Georgetown College

Sam McKinstry (2002)
East Tennessee State University

Christa Nyman (2002)
Alfred University

William L. Robinson (2002)
Ohio Northern University

William Samuel Sadler (2002)
College of William and Mary

Robert T. Shaw (2002)
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Calder Sinclair (2002)
Emory University

Robert Squatriglia (2002)
Coastal Carolina University

David Benson Walker (2002)
Clemson University

Michael Cashman (2003)
Plattsburgh State University

Adnan Dakkuri (2003)
Ferris State University

David Dierks (2003)
University of Iowa

Donald Elkins (2003)
Tennessee Tech University

Kathleen Hall (2003)
University of Maryland-College Park

Brit Katz (2003)
Mississippi State University

Jack Magruder (2003)
Truman State University

John Novy (2003)
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Andristine Robinson (2003)
St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Edward Rodriguez, Jr. (2003)
University of Maryland-College Park

Gregory Singleton (2003)
University of Memphis

Kathleen Quinn (2003)
Maryville University

Gregory E. Boardman (2004)
Tulane University

Anne Leigh Bisese (2004)
University of Richmond

Bryan Hartman (2004)
Plattsburgh State University

Alexis Martinez (2004)
University of Miami

Cynthia Chapel (2004)
University of Miami

Ryan Hatton (2004)
Purdue University

Viola Trebicka (2004)
University of Richmond

Richard Mateer (2004)
University of Richmond

Gregory Roberts (2004)
University of St. Thomas

Joseph Smith (2005)
Florida State University

Lawrence Baggett (2005)
Austin Peay State University

Brian DePersiis (2006)
University at Albany

Arlene Dillon (2006)
University of Maryland College Park

Teresa Flannery (2006)
University of Maryland College Park

Audrey Hicks (2006)
Florida State University

Michael Tipton (2006)
Louisiana State University

Jason Schipper (2006)
Coastal Carolina University

Joseph D. Patalano (2006)
University at Albany

Irving N. Rothman (2006)
University of Pittsburgh

William T. Jackson (2006)
Florida State University

Michael Nichols (2006)
University of Kentucky

Jo Ann Romano (2007)
Plattsburgh State University

Kevin Romano (2007)
Plattsburgh State University

Leon (Lee) M. Cohen (2007)
Hampden-Sydney College

John Thelin (2008)
University of Kentucky

Joseph Williams (2008)
University of Maryland, College Park

Russell Cargo (2008)
Virginia Polytechnic and State University

Elizabeth Conrad (2008)
University at Albany

Malena Frett (2008)
Florida Southern College

Michael James (2008)
Harding University

Barry Jenkins (2008)
Mercer University

Kathy L. Smith (2008)
Ball State University

Mary Kathryn Covert (2009)
Samford University

Margaret Hearon (2009)
Clemson University

Marcus Lingenfelter (2009)
East Stroudsburg University

James Osteen (2009)
University of Maryland, College Park

Kristen Oaks (2009)
Louisiana State University

Thomas H. Shomo (2009)
Hampden-Sydney College

Alan Sickbert (2009)
University of St. Thomas

Stephen Banks (2010)
Louisiana State University in Shreveport

Kathleen Craemer (2010)
University of Alabama

Carol Daniels (2010)
Furman University

James Miller (2010)
Transylvania University

Mack Mosley (2010)
University of Kentucky

Cathy Randall (2010)
University of Alabama

Susan Reed (2010)
Louisiana State University

Joseph Sarnoff (2010)
SUNY Potsdam

Mabry O’Donnell (2011)
Marietta College

Robin Murphey (2011)
Georgetown College

Michelle Burke (2012)
University of South Carolina-Columbia

Dan Carmichael (2012)
Emory University

Adam Chepenik (2012)
University of Maryland, College Park

Bill Kelly (2012)
Michigan State University

Rich Mains (2012)
Transylvania University

Marc Mathews (2012)
Transylvania University

Lit Maxwell (2012)
University of Richmond

Mabry O’Donnell (2012)
Marietta College

Scott Stucky (2012)
Wichita State University

Jamie Bouldin (2014)
Stephen F. Austin State University

John W. Knapp (2014)
Washington and Lee University

Joel Hermann (2016)
Maryville University

Matthew Hibdon (2016)
Middle Tennessee State University

Krista Wilhelm (2016)
East Carolina University

Brooke Supple (2016)
University of Maryland, College Park