Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed on an alumnus/a of Holland Hall. It recognizes an alumnus/a who demonstrates exceptional service on a local, state, or national level, exhibits a high degree of character and integrity, exemplifies accomplishment in his or her profession, and whose achievements, affiliations, and career(s) have honored the legacy of excellence at Holland Hall.

The Young Alumni Achievement Award recognizes the alumnus/a from the last 15 years who excels in his or her profession or pursuit of higher education and has made a significant mark on the community in which he or she lives.

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2020 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Dr. Deborah Jenkins ’75
After an illustrious career as a Hospital Medical Manager, and Neonatology, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Specialist for Doctors Without Borders,  Deborah Jenkins retired from medicine and founded Doc J’s Heat and Air, where she serves as the Chief Managing Partner.

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LeAnne Taylor ’80
LeAnne Taylor began presenting the news in 1984. She joined the News on 6 team in 1998 as co-host of Six in the Morning, where she still works today. She is an award-winning news anchor and avid volunteer for local community causes.

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2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

Kathy LaFortune ’76
A distinguished attorney, psychologist, and professor, Dr. LaFortune works tirelessly on behalf of underrepresented individuals in the justice system who are impacted by mental health concerns. She is an award winning and dedicated advocate for justice-involved youth, as well as a passionate community volunteer.

2020 Young Alumni Achievement Award Winner

Adele Beasley Weaver ’11
Adele Beasley Weaver helped create Tulsa’s first commercial kitchen incubator, Kitchen 66, after graduating from New York University. An avid foodie, businesswoman, and dreamer, Adele still supports local entrepreneurs through her consulting role at b & co.

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2020 Service Award Winner

Heather Snoke Pohl ’89
Holland Hall’s Book Fair was its largest community event. For Heather, attending, and subsequently volunteering for, the Holland Hall Book Fair as a student and ultimately a Holland Hall parent ignited a passion for supporting the event through its 60th and final year. Heather’s thousands of hours of dedicated volunteerism helped maintain and strengthen Holland Hall’s connection to the Tulsa community.

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2021 Service Award Winner

Keith Goddard ’87
A Holland Hall lifer, Keith is honored to give back to the school that has given him so much. For nearly two decades, he has volunteered for various efforts to serve alumni, students and the entire Dutch community. His expertise in investments and markets, coupled with his dedication and rich family legacy, has made him an invaluable leader on the Board of Trustees since 2008.