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Awards

Sports

Baseball

Cranbrook School

Varsity Letter

1953, 1954, 1955

Team Captain

1955

Football

Cranbrook School

Varsity Letter

1952, 1953, 1954

All-League Quarterback

1954

United States Military Academy

Varsity Letter

1956, 1957, 1958

Captain

1958

Heisman Trophy

1958

Maxwell Trophy

1958

All-American Football Teams

Consensus selection
(AP, Life, Look, Colliers, Coaches, etc)

1958

Player of the Year

Sports Illustrated

1958

Player of the Year

Sport Magazine

1958

Player of the Year

Athletes & Coaches Magazine

1958

Grantland Rice Award

MVP Army-Notre Dame game

1958

Most Valuable Player Award

North-South Shrine game

1958

Annual Merit Award

Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC)

1959

Edgerton Award

Army Athletic Association

1959

High Principles in Athletics

B’nai Brith Association

1959

People to People Sports Foundation Award

1959

Annual Award

Sports Broadcasters Association

1959

College Football Hall of Fame Inductee

National Football Foundation

1975

Walter Camp Award

Walter Camp Football Foundation

1977

Tuss McLaughry Award

American Football Coaches Association

1986

Michigan Sports Hall of Fame Inductee

1987

GTE Academic All-American Hall of Fame

1988

Academic All-America Hall of Fame

Verizon Corporation

1988

College Football Heritage Award

Pigskin Classic II, Disney Corporation

1991

Lombardi Award

National Football Foundation

Doak Walker Legends Award

2000

Hamilton Award

All-America Football Foundation

1996

The Association of Graduates USMA

Army Sports Hall of Fame

2004

Pete Dawkins Award

Presented annually to the MVP of the
U.S. Army All-American Bowl
Established in 2001

Gold Medal Award

National Football Foundation and
College Hall of Fame

2007

Hockey

United States Military Academy

Varsity Letter

1956, 1957, 1958

Assistant Captain

1958

Finest Sophomore in the East

Eastern Coaches’ Hockey Association

1957

All East Hockey Team

Highest Scoring Defenseman

1959

Oxford University

Oxford Half Blue
Oxford University Hockey Team

1960, 1961

Rugby

Oxford University

Oxford University

Oxford Blue (x3)
Oxford University Rugby Football Club

1960, 1961, 1962

Pete Dawkins Award

Presented to the winner of the Penn Mutual Collegiate
Rugby Championship

Established in 2010

Military

Medals

Distinguished Service Medal

Legion of Merit

Bronze Star Medal with two V-Devices (Valor)

Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with three gold palms

Meritorious Service Medal

Air Medal

Joint Service Commendation Medal

Army Commendation Medal

National Defense Service Medal

Vietnam Service Medal

Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device

Armed Services Expeditionary Medal

Armed Services Ribbon

Overseas Service Ribbon

Badges and Qualifications

Combat Infantryman Badge

Expert Infantryman Badge

Senior Parachutist Badge

Vietnamese Airborne Master Parachute Badge (Gold)

Air Assault Badge

Ranger Tab

General Staff Identification Badge

Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge

Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge

Military-Related Honors and Distinctions

Honor Graduate

U.S. Army Ranger School

1962

Marshall Award for “Excellence in Writing”

U.S. Army Infantry School

1964

Honor Graduate

U.S. Defense Language Institute
Vietnamese Language Course

1965

White House Fellow

1973-74

Eisenhower Award

Business Executives for National Security (BENS)

2000

Semper Fidelis Award

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

2001

Distinguished Graduate Award

United States Military Academy

2002

Education

Cranbrook

Distinguished Student Award

Presented to the graduating senior who, during his years as a student, made the greatest contribution to the school.

1955

Distinguished Graduate Award

Presented annually to an alumnus who, throughout his lifetime, has admirably exhibited the goals and values of Cranbrook.

1992

The Dawkins Award

Presented annually to a parent or teacher selected for outstanding contributions to the life of the school.

Established in 1990

Frances Miller Dawkins Award

Presented annually to a member of the faculty for true excellence in classroom teaching and student mentoring.

Established in 1997

United States Military Academy

Bachelor of Science

1959

  • Brigade Commander
  • President of the Class, 1959
  • Star Man – top 5% academically, graduated 10/499
  • Captain of the Football Team
  • Cadet Choir and Glee Club

Pershing Sword

  • Presented to the graduating First Captain

Sons of the Revolution in New York Trophy

  • Presented to the graduating cadet rated highest in military efficiency

Rhodes Scholar

Michigan, and Brasenose College

Oxford University

Bachelor of Arts

1962

Master of Arts

1968

Vincent’s Society

1961 – Present

Phoenix Common Room

1960 - 1962

Princeton University

Master of Public Affairs

Woodrow Wilson School

1970

Doctor of Philosophy, PhD

Woodrow Wilson School

1977

Honorary Degrees

Doctor of Humane Letters, PhD

Winthrop College

1985

Doctor of Public Service, PhD

Northern Michigan University

1983

Doctor of Laws, PhD

Washington and Jefferson College

1975

General Awards and Distinctions

Key to the City

Royal Oak, Michigan

1959

Gold Medal Award

National Institute of Social Sciences

1972

200 Rising Leaders in the United States

Time Magazine, “Leadership in America” issue

July 13, 1974

Top 50 Leaders in the United States

Time Magazine, “Leaders on Leadership” issue

November 8, 1976

Gold Plate Award

National Institute of Social Sciences

1978

Joshua Huddy Distinguished Citizen Award

Boy Scouts of America

1996

ARC Humanitarian Award

Association of Retarded Citizens, New Jersey

2001

Distinguished Graduate Award

West Point Association of Graduates

2002

Horiatio Alger Award

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans

2006

Monmouth Medical Center (MMC)

Community Leadership Award

2014

Living Legend Award

Army Heritage Center Foundation

2016

Boards

United States Military Academy

Board of Trustees
Association of Graduates

1964-1967, 1972-1975, 1976-1979,1984-1987, 2000-2003

Robertson Foundation

Board of Trustees
Woodrow Wilson School
Princeton University

Hampden-Sydney College

Board of Trustees

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Advisory Council

NCAA Scholarship Board

Member

The National Council of the YMCA

Board Member

National Armed Services Committee

Vote America

Board Member

Defense Policy Board

Board Member

U.S. Department of Defense

Emory University Business School

Advisory Board

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Board Member

National Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Corporate Council

West Point Bi-Centennial Campaign

Fund Committee, Co-Chairman

Intrepid Museum

Board Member

Iridium Communications

Board Member

Manchester Capital Management

Board Member