The Best and Brightest

January 7th, 2014

William Rogers Award

 Phil Moore
 Thomas Catena.

Thomas G. Catena ’86

Considered the Brown Alumni Association’s highest honor, the William Rogers Award is given to an alumnus who exemplifies a man or woman leading a life of “usefulness and reputation.” Profiled in the March/April 2013 BAM , Catena is the founder, medical director, and only physician at Mother of Mercy Hospital in the war-torn Nuba Mountain region of the Sudan.


John Hope Award for Public Service

 David Peterson
Sonja Brookins Santelises.

Sonja Brookins Santelises ’89

Profiled in the January/February 2013 BAM , Santelises, the chief academic officer of Baltimore’s public schools, is a crusader on behalf of urban children, especially those whose intelligence and abilities have been underestimated because of their skin color or economic status.



H. Anthony Ittleson ’60 Award

For extraordinary leadership in the Brown Annual Fund

Susan Adler Kaplan ’58, ’65 MAT





Brown Bear Award



For a lifetime of outstanding volunteer service to Brown

Spencer R. Crew ’71
Cayetano Sanchez III
Elizabeth B. West ’73 

Alumni Service Award

For distinguished volunteer service to Brown

William E. Corrigan, Jr. ’58
Kenneth H. McDaniel ’69
Cristina C. Sales ’90 

Joseph M. Fernandez ’85 Award

For a commitment to diversity, and collaboration, and community

Karen E. McLaurin Chesson ’74 

Brown Annual Fund Cochairs Award

For leadership in achieving the Brown Annual Fund’s goals

Marcy A. Sandler ’86 and James T. Janover ’86
Laurel Reed Caputo ’88 and A. Richard Caputo ’88
Hilary Boshes Hoffmeister ’88 and Perry C. Hoffmeister ’88
Kimi Sato ’88
Matthew Shapiro ’88 

Brown Annual Fund GOLD Award

For fund-raising success by Graduates of the Last Decade

Zachary Townsend ’08 

Brown Annual Fund Class Participation Award

Class of 1963 

Nan Tracy ’46 Award

For distinguished service to a class, to the Association of Class Leaders, or to Brown

Adrienne Muller Camesas ’78 

2013 Class of the Year Award

Class of 1976

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