2019 Honorees

Mother Rosalie Clifton Hill Award

Stephen A. Gauvin ’84

Field Sales Representative, Arrow Electronics


Bishop Charles Francis Buddy Award

Marilyn Ditty ’76 (MEd)

Founder Emerita, Age Well Senior Services


Therese Truitt Whitcomb Faculty Award

Therese Truitt Whitcomb ’53

First Graduate, San Diego College for Women
Professor Emerita of Art and Inaugural Director of Institutional Design
University of San Diego


Alumni Emerging Leader Award

College of Arts and Sciences

Heidi Watney ’03

Host, MLB Network


Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Awards

Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies

John H. Patterson ’13 (MA)

Deputy Team Leader for the Venezuela Regional Crisis Response Team
USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance


Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

Michaella Wittmann ’92

Senior Vice President and the Founder and Director of Sustainability, HDR


Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

Laurie Ecoff ’83, ’09 (PhD)

Vice President, Center of Nursing Excellence, Sharp Healthcare


School of Business

Angelo G. Tsakopoulos, Esq. ’94, ’98 (JD)

Principal, Tsakopoulos Investments


School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Lawrence S. Sykoff ’73 (MEd), ’88 (EdD)

President, LSS Consulting Group, LLC
Headmaster Emeritus, Ranney School


School of Law

Jack McGrory ’81 (JD)

CEO, La Jolla MJ Management, LLC


Chet and Marguerite Pagni Family Athletic Hall of Fame

Kris Bryant

Baseball (2011-2013)


*Personal appearances by honorees subject to schedule availability. Alumni Honors award recipients, current and past, are invited to wear their medallions.