The Alumnae Association of Wilson College announces the 2020 award recipients and honorees.

Join us on campus for Reunion 2020, June 4-7, for the presentations and to share Wilson pride in the following:


Faculty Award — Kathleen L. Kaminski, retired associate professor of education

TIFT College (Service Award) — Ellen Van Looy Reed '53

Outstanding Young Alumna — Jennifer Robinson Detrisac ’05

Distinguished Adult Degree Program Alumna — Dorothy M. Van Brakle '06, '09

Distinguished Alumna — Beth Oehrig Lange '70



Honorary Alumnus — Donald F. Bletz, former president, faculty emeritus

Honorary Alumna — Amy M. Ensley, director of the Hankey Center for the
History of Women's Education

Legacy Scholarship — Pierce Thompson Peiffer ’21
(Mother – Bernadette Thompson ’99)


In Gratitude:

We will purchase a bench in A. Richard Kneedler’s name to enhance the campus landscape and to thank him for his service as interim president.

Nomination Forms for Future Years:

Board Nomination Form
AAWC Awards Nomination & Description Form

If you would like to nominate a classmate for a future award, e-mail