Achievement Award

Award policy

The WVU School of Dentistry Alumni Association Board of Governors has established the following policy concerning the award:

  • This is not an annual award. Rather, it is given annual consideration by the Board.
  • The award is to be presented to an individual for service to the profession, the state, and the WVU School of Dentistry. Other qualifications presented on behalf of¬†nominees will, of course, be considered by the Board.
  • All nominations must be made in writing.
  • All final decisions regarding this award will be made by the Board of Governors of the Alumni Association.

Deadline for nomination is December.

Achievement Award Winners

  • Carl A. Loughlin May 29, 1965
  • J. Bernard Poindexter May 28, 1966
  • Clarence Cottrill July 1967
  • K. V. Randolph May 11, 1968
  • Edward C. Armbrecht May 17, 1969
  • James E. Newman May 16, 1970
  • Paul A. Loflin May 15, 1971
  • Victor E. Bird May 18, 1974
  • W. Robert Biddington May 13, 1978
  • Henry J. Bianco, Jr. May 2, 1986
  • Robert E. Sausen May 1, 1987
  • Jerry E. Bouquot April 29, 1988
  • James E. Overberger April 27, 1991
  • Mr. Kenneth Sears April 28, 1995
  • Dr. Frank Oliverio April 26, 1996
  • Camillo A. Alberico April 25. 1997
  • Mr. Richard D. Stevens May 1, 1998
  • Pauline Steele April 30, 1999
  • Leo J. Fleckenstein April 28, 2000
  • Dr. Dale C. Bowers April 27, 2001
  • Dr. J. Ted Stevens May 3, 2002
  • Dr. James A. Griffin, Jr. May 2, 2003
  • Dr. Sami Ghareeb April 30, 2004
  • Dr. Richard L. Meckstroth April 22, 2005
  • Dr. John G. Thomas April 28, 2006
  • Dr. Donald J. Morrison April 28, 2006
  • Dr. Richard J. Crout April 21, 2007
  • Dr. Peter Ngan April 25, 2008
  • Dr. Marcia Stewart April 24, 2009
  • Dr. Bernard J. Grubler April 29, 2011
  • Dr. Charles Lake¬†April 26, 2012
  • Dr. Elliott Shulman April 26, 2013
  • Dr. Anthony Borgia April 25, 2014
  • Dr. Mohseen Ghalichebaf April 24, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Bagby April 22, 2016
  • Ms. Catherine Boyce April, 2017
  • Donald Patthoff April 27, 2018
  • Marilyn Powley April 26, 2019
  • Martha Sturms April 26, 2019
  • Dr. Robert Craig Bridgeman April 2021
  • Karen Soccorsi April 21, 2023

Special Award

  • Robert Hartley May 13, 1967