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.

Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

2020 – Dr. Deborah Jenkins ’75 and LeAnne Taylor ’80
2019 – Phil Powers ’79 and Dan Wilk ’88
2018 – Dr. Cristin Moran ’92 and Jeremy Hays ’99
2017 – Jay Wohlgemuth ’88
2016 – Glenna Reed Huber ’94 & Peter Edwards ’71
2015 – Ken Levit ’83
2013 – Mark Eckenwiler ’78
2012 – Kenneth S. Brody ’88
2011 – Kenneth D. Busby ’85

Young Alumni Achievement Award Recipients

2020 – Adele Beasley Weaver ’11
2019 – Meaghan Oppenheimer ’05
2018 – Chris White ’07
2017 – Kara Beair Butler ’02
2016 – Jennifer Barnes ’02
2015 – Micah Fitzerman-Blue ’01
2013 – Hillary Bach ’08
2012 – Sarah Adams ’99
2011  – Justin R. Thompson ’98
2010  – Christopher W. Gates ’05

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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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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