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Lincoln's 2002 Founder's Day honorees proudly display their plaques received at the May 4th banquet. They are (L-R): Tehma H. Smith '00, a systems engineer at Lockheed Martin, who has created a scholarship fund at Lincoln; Phyllis G. Woolley '85, director of African-American marketing, Colgate-Palmolive, who has established an endowed fund at Lincoln; Dr. Alvin E. Amos, a Lincoln professor of music, and his wife, Carol, who established a scholarship award in music at the University. A fourth recipient, William B. Ingram '61, vice president of public school relations for Sylvan Education Solution, was unable to attend the banquet.

The Alumni Association Distinguished Award was presented to Dr. Fred Johnson '27, formerly executive secretary of the North Philadelphia Branch of the YMCA, posthumously. Dr. Johnson died March 30, 2002; he was 102 years old; Carla J. Maxwell Ray '82, associate vice president, Office of Institutional Advancement, Morehouse School of Medicine; and Rev. Dr. James A. Scott '52, minister emeritus, Bethany Baptist Church, Newark, N.J. A fourth recipient, Lewis T. Berry Jr. '57, president of Cleres Shoes, Inc., was unable to attend the banquet.



Lincoln's 2002 Distinguished Alumni honorees Carla J. Maxwell Ray '82 (left) and Rev. Dr. James A. Scott '52. display their plaques at the May 4th banquet.

Hail! Hail! Lincoln! President Ivory V. Nelson accepts a giant, ceremonial check from the alumni. Overall, $103,088.70 was raised at the May 4th Alumni Awards banquet to contribute to the University.


Lincoln University Class of 1952 thanks President Ivory Nelson for presenting them with 50-year Emeritus Alumni Medallions after a luncheon on Saturday, May 4, 2002. They are (L-R): Kalonji T. Olusegun; David L. Cardwell, Sr.; Robert H. Byrd; Dr. Samuel L. Woodard; Walter B. Callender; Calobe Jackson, Jr.; Calvin L. Hackney; Herbert S. Rodville; Dr. Charles E. Flowers (holding sign); Dr. Oscar Sistrunk, Jr.; President Nelson; Walter D. Chambers; Mrs. Peyton G. Gray (widow); Dr. Harvey H. Allen; Dr. John G. Hoffler; John G. Bennett; Rev. Mrs. O'Hara Archer (widow); Simeon G. Lewis; James F. McCoy; Delbert L. Flowers; and Dr. James Bell.

President Ivory V. Nelson (left) congratulates Walter D. Chambers, a Lincoln Trustee Emeritus, for helping to organize the reunion of his 1952 class to attend a May 4, 2002 luncheon on campus and receive 50-year Emeritus Alumni Medallions. The class raised $38,495.00, the largest amount contributed among the reunion classes at the Founder's Day and Alumni Awards banquet. Fourteen classes, 1932-1997, (their years ending in 2's and 7's) returned for their reunion. The 1952 class also designated $12,500 of their donation to be used for the restoration of the stained glass windows in the Brown Memorial Chapel.



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