Stephen Girard Award

The Stephen Girard Award is the highest award granted by the Girard College Alumni Association. Annually presented at Founder’s Day ceremonies, the Stephen Girard award recognizes one graduate whose professional accomplishments reflect honor upon Stephen Girard and acclaim Girard College and its alumni.

Award Winners

2010 – 2019

  • 2019 – Vince Cavacini, 1965
  • 2018 – Joseph Samuel, 1988
  • 2017 – Gilbert Bunker, 1953
  • 2016 – Anthony Schiavo, 1959
  • 2015 – Joseph Pavlovich, 1948
  • 2014 – William G. Smeader, 1956
  • 2013 – Joseph Glasser, 1942
  • 2012 – Jon Newton, 1956
  • 2011 – James Slover, 1955
  • 2010 – Bruce Perazzelli, 1957

2000 – 2009

  • 2009 – Thomas Baggio, 1959
  • 2008 – Herbert Romans, 1963
  • 2007 – Dante Battistini, 1947
  • 2006 – Jack Smyth, 1956
  • 2005 – Joseph Garbarino, 1971
  • 2004 – Harry Howell, 1948
  • 2003 – Harry T. Evans, 1947
  • 2002 – Charles Weiss, 1947
  • 2001 – Robert Aiken, 1940
  • 2000 – Larry Weisenkrantz, 1942

1990 – 1999

  • 1999 – Dominic Cermele, 1959
  • 1998 – Howard Anton, 1956, Amand Splendido, 1942, Bernard Tinkleman, 1930
  • 1997 – Joseph Fischer, 1940
  • 1996 – Henry Bunting, 1943
  • 1995 – John Rocco, 1954
  • 1994 – Gerald Sajer, 1945
  • 1993 – Antoni Erwin, 1942
  • 1992 – Dominic Toscani, 1946
  • 1991 – James O'Neill, 1951
  • 1990 – James Lendrum, 1940

1980 – 1989

  • 1989 – Peter Wambach, 1933
  • 1988 – Myer Feldman, 1930
  • 1987 – Marvin Weiss, 1950
  • 1986 – Lafayette Kirban, 1938
  • 1985 – William Gillen, 1935
  • 1984 – Arnold Goldsborough, 1927
  • 1983 – Hal Freeman, 1943
  • 1982 – George Kraemer, 1922
  • 1981 – Edward Dudlik, 1943
  • 1980 – John Lander, 1940

1970 – 1979

  • 1979 – John Pinnel, 1934
  • 1978 – James White, 1921
  • 1977 – Peter Scotese, 1937
  • 1976 – Norman Ressler, 1939
  • 1975 – Alfred Moscarelli, 1932
  • 1974 – Robert Reinhard, 1939
  • 1973 – H. Todd Williamson, 1940
  • 1972 – George H. Dunkle, 1924
  • 1971 – Lewis H. Ross, 1920
  • 1970 – Everett Hoffman, 1929

1960 – 1969

  • 1969 – Gerald J. Smith, 1930
  • 1968 – William J. Russell, 1922
  • 1967 – Horatio Batezell, 1897
  • 1966 – Charles Mitchell, 1908
  • 1965 – James Pierce, 1904
  • 1964 – Emil Zarella, 1924
  • 1963 – Francis B. Foley, 1904
  • 1962 – John C. Donecker, 1911
  • 1961 – William Gauer, 1922
  • 1960 – William R. Duncan, 1912

1950 – 1959

  • 1959 – John Stolp, 1900
  • 1958 – John Sanderson, 1908
  • 1957 – Horace Wilson, 1907
  • 1956 – Harry G. Shad, 1920
  • 1955 – John R. Kennedy, 1900
  • 1954 – Edward Oescher, 1907
  • 1953 – William J. Beatty, 1909
  • 1952 – Stanley R. West, 1899
  • 1951 – Albert M. Greenfield, William Jamison, 1911
  • 1950 – Cheesman A. Herrick, George F. Norton, 1911

1940 – 1949

  • 1949 – James M. Hamilton, 1904
  • 1948 – Joseph Gifillan, E. Elmer Staub, 1898
  • 1947 – George Otto Frey, 1898
  • 1946 – John K. Ginder, 1918
  • 1945 – Albert R. Jacobs, 1911
  • 1944 – Ernest Cunningham, 1891
  • 1943 – John A. Brown, 1901
  • 1942 – John P. Brehm, 1893
  • 1941 – Cornelius Garetson, 1899
  • 1940 – John A. Diemand, 1903

1933 – 1939

  • 1939 – John Williams, 1880
  • 1938 – Joseph A. Campbell, 1881
  • 1937 – John Rodgers, 1882
  • 1936 – John Nolen, 1882
  • 1935 – William H. Kingsley, 1885
  • 1934 – Walter A. Staub, 1897
  • 1933 – Joseph M. McCutcheon, 1883