University Awards 2007
Presented to alums for outstanding service to Transylvania and its programs
Katie Chandler Bolin ’49
Katie Chandler Bolin has supported her alma mater for nearly 60 years, most recently by establishing two endowed scholarships: one for students studying music and the other for biology and chemistry majors on a pre-med track. A former member of the Alumni Executive Board, she served on the reunion committee for her class’s 50th reunion in 1999. A longtime supporter of the Transylvania Annual Fund, she is a member of the Robert Barr Society and the Transylvania Women’s Club. She was a client associate for 32 years at Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith.
IRWIN E. LUNGER AWARD
Presented for unique and exceptional service to Transylvania
Joe E. Coons ’73
A former member of the Board of Visitors, Joe E. Coons is treasurer of the Transylvania Board of Trustees, a member of its Executive Committee, and chair of the Finance Committee. He has provided financial support for numerous initiatives, including the 225th Anniversary Campaign, the Transylvania Annual Fund, the Clive M. Beck Athletic and Recreation Center, and the Cowgill Center for Business, Economics, and Education. He provided a $100,000 challenge grant for the Lila Boyarsky Science Lab. He is a principle in Pinnacle Development Corp., Ashtree Development, LLC, and James Motor Co.
THE TRANSYLVANIA MEDAL
Presented to a non-alum who, through friendship and outstanding service, has promoted Transylvania
Roger M. Dalton
Roger M. Dalton joined Transylvania’s Board of Trustees in 1996 and has made valuable contributions as a member of the board’s Finance Committee and Physical Plant Committee. Now retired chairman of the board of National City Corporation for the Central Kentucky area, he was formerly president of National City Bank in Lexington, where he helped secure support from the bank for many Transylvania projects. He has given of his own resources to support the Transylvania Annual Fund, the 225th Anniversary Campaign, the Clive M. Beck Athletic and Recreation Center, and the Charles L. Shearer Art Building.
OUTSTANDING YOUNG ALUMNI AWARD
Presented to an alum for extraordinary involvement in the life of Transylvania
Christopher W. Arnett ’91
Christopher W. Arnett is a member and former president of the Alumni Executive Board and the Transylvania Alumni Louisville Chapter. He is one of the youngest members of the James Morrison Society, a gift club for those making a provision for Transylvania in their estate planning. He has provided financial support for the 225th Anniversary Campaign, the Transylvania Annual Fund, the Clive M. Beck Athletic and Recreation Center, and the William T. Young Endowed Scholarship Fund. He is brand performance consultant for Choice Hotels International.
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