Alumni Awards

The Awards

The College of Pharmacy Alumni Association presents five awards annually. The call for nominations will take place in early 2021. Nominations will be reviewed by the Awards Committee of the Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Distinguished Alumni Award

This award is the highest award presented by the College of Pharmacy Alumni Association. It is presented to an alumnus/alumna who has distinguished himself/herself by achieving recognition for academic, scientific or leadership contributions in science, business, public service or otherwise; has demonstrated exceptional service to his/her community, and has shown exemplary support and service to the College of Pharmacy.

Young Alumni Award

This award recognizes the accomplishments of an alumnus/alumna who has graduated within the past 10 years and who has contributed in an outstanding manner to the College of Pharmacy and/or the College of Pharmacy Alumni Association.

Alumni Meritorious Service Award

This award is given to an alumnus/alumna who has served the profession of pharmacy and the College of Pharmacy in an outstanding manner and has shown continued support through contributions of time and gifts.

Carlton Henderson Award

Given in honor of V. Carlton Henderson, a great supporter of the College of Pharmacy, this award recognizes an individual (not necessarily a pharmacist or a Mercer alumnus/alumna) who has contributed to the reputation and enhancement of the profession of pharmacy and/or the pharmaceutical and allied industries in the state of Georgia.

Meritorious Service Award

Recognizes an individual (non-alumnus/alumna) who is a friend of the College of Pharmacy and of the profession of pharmacy and who has contributed in some outstanding way to the enhancement of the College of Pharmacy.

Congratulations to the 2020 Recipients!

Distinguished Alumni Award: Richard A. Jackson, B.S.’69, Ph.D.
Young Alumni Award: Michelle Aslami, Pharm.D.’16
Alumni Meritorious Award: Silky Webb Beaty, Pharm.D.’05
Carlton Henderson Award: Nikki Adams Bryant, Pharm.D.’03
Meritorious Service Award:  J. Grady Strom, Jr., Ph.D.

Listing of Previous Award Recipients