Outstanding Alumni Awards


Each year, graduates of the College of Education who have made outstanding contributions to the profession or the college are recognized at the Spring Awards and Recognition Ceremony.  The four categories are:

Outstanding Alumni Award

Outstanding Alumni Award recognizes a graduate of the college who has made outstanding contributions to the profession or college.

2019 Outstanding Alumni Award Recipient
Dr. James Krudop ’69
Vice President Emeritus, Alabama Community College System
Andalusia, AL

Outstanding Administrator Award

Outstanding Administrator Award recognizes a graduate of the college who is in an administrative/supervisory role; e.g., superintendent, principal, director, supervisor, coordinator; can be from a school, university, agency, or community setting.

2019 Outstanding Administrator Award Recipient
Dr. Holly Sutherland ’98, ’00
Superintendent, Haleyville City Schools
Haleyville, AL

Outstanding Educator Award

Outstanding Educator Award recognizes a graduate of the college who is a practitioner directly engaged with students; e.g., teacher, counselor, librarian; can be from a school, university, agency, or community setting.

2019 Outstanding Educator Award Recipient
Dr. Ann Culbreath ’87
Principal, Austin Elementary School
Dunwoody, GA

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Outstanding Young Alumni Award recognizes a graduate of the college who has made outstanding contributions to the profession or college.

2019 Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipient
Katina Thompson ’08, ’09
Special Education Teacher, Ellis Center
Atlanta, GA