11 Honored With McCallie School Alumni Achievement Awards

Monday, October 07, 2013
From left, Rev. W. Edward Snodgrass III ’73, Dr. C. David Sherrill ’88, Morris K. Thuku ’93, Robert F. Huffaker Jr. ’78, Dr. Andrew H. Trotter Jr. ’68, Luther Killian ’68, Dr. Joseph B. Cofer ’68 and Allen L. McCallie ’73. (Not in attendance: M. Zane Birdwell ’98, Stanley M. “Skip” Brock ’68 and Timothy K. Gulick ’83)
From left, Rev. W. Edward Snodgrass III ’73, Dr. C. David Sherrill ’88, Morris K. Thuku ’93, Robert F. Huffaker Jr. ’78, Dr. Andrew H. Trotter Jr. ’68, Luther Killian ’68, Dr. Joseph B. Cofer ’68 and Allen L. McCallie ’73. (Not in attendance: M. Zane Birdwell ’98, Stanley M. “Skip” Brock ’68 and Timothy K. Gulick ’83)

McCallie School presented its annual Alumni Achievement Awards to reunion-year graduates who have shown outstanding accomplishments in a chosen career.

This year, 11 alumni from years ending in 3s and 8s were honored with the award at ceremony during 2013 Reunion Weekend festivities on Saturday.

Alumni are eligible to be nominated after their 15th reunion and are selected in accordance with their reunion-year cycle. This award focuses solely on career accomplishment without consideration of service to McCallie or other service endeavors. 

McCallie’s 2013 Alumni Achievement Award winners are listed below:

M. Zane Birdwell ’98, producer/director, Brooklyn, N.
Y.

Stanley M. “Skip” Brock ’68, CEO, ServisFirst Bank, Birmingham, Ala.

Dr. Joseph B. Cofer ’68, surgeon, Chattanooga

Timothy K. Gulick ’83, minister/counselor

Robert F. Huffaker Jr. ’78, insurance, Lookout Mountain, Tenn.

Luther Killian ’68, teacher/coach, Chattanooga

Allen L. McCallie ’73, lawyer, Chattanooga

Dr. C. David Sherrill ’88, professor, Mableton, Ga.

Rev. W. Edward Snodgrass III ’73, teacher/minister, Chattanooga

Morris K. Thuku ’93, education, Kenya

Dr. Andrew H. Trotter Jr. ’68, religious studies, Charlottesville, Va.

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