Alumni Awards

The TCU College of Education Excellence in Education Award recognizes an individual who has made contributions in the field of education and actively involved in the TCU College of Education. Nominees may be teachers, professors, counselors, librarians, administrators, school board members or educational advocates associated with public or private institutions at all levels of education. A nominee may be deceased and does not have to be a TCU graduate.

Award Nominations

This year alumni, faculty and friends of the College of Education gathered to network and recognize two individuals for their contributions to the field of education and the College:

Courtney Kinson ’13 ’14

Early Career Award


Janet Paul McKnight ’74 ’81

Excellence in Education Award


Past Recipients

2017Millicent "Fluffy" Jones '66 '72
2016Dr. Terri Mossige '03 '13
2015Dr. Luther Clegg
2014Sara Gillaspie
2013Dr. Jerry Hollingsworth, ‘92
2012Catherine Sewell, ‘96
2011Dr. Janette Hahn '81
2010Barbara Ozuna '90
2009Clark Cavin '95
2008Brian Brazil ‘88
2007Kathy Lott ’75 ‘96
2006Dale Young ’66 ‘68
2005Dr. Cathy Collins Block
2004Dr. Dan Powell ‘74
2003Dr. Sidney H. Poynter
2002Ellen Young Swain ‘71 ‘80 ‘85
2001Dr. Henry Patterson
2000Susan N. Smith ‘82
1999Shari Perrin Emmons ‘69 ‘82
1998 Taddie Curl Hamilton ‘66 ‘82
1997Susan Swain Hotard ‘64
1996Mary Elmore Williams ‘51
1995Bill Haley
1994Dr. M. J. Neeley