Alumni

Alumni Awards

We have a saying at Webb School . . . “Once a Spartan, Always a Spartan.” Whether you attended Webb for one year or all 13 years, you're part of the Webb School family and its legacy.  Please feel free to visit our campus anytime. And please use the information and resources in this section to connect or reconnect with us.

Webb's Distinguished Alumni Award

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  • About Attorney General Herbert Slatery ’70 - 2018 Award Winner

    Herbert H. Slatery III was sworn in as the Attorney General and Reporter for the State of Tennessee on October 1, 2014. He was appointed by the Supreme Court to serve an eight-year term.

    Prior to his appointment as Attorney General and Reporter, General Slatery served as Counsel to Governor Bill Haslam from 2011-2014. In addition to providing legal advice to the Governor, he oversaw the process for judicial appointments, coordinated the legal affairs of the executive branch for the Governor, assisted in the development and implementation of legislation, and reviewed requests for executive clemency and extradition.

    Before joining the Haslam Administration, General Slatery was in private practice in Knoxville, Tennessee with Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis, P.C., for whom he served as President from 1998-2007, and Chairman from 2008 through January 2011. He practiced in the areas of finance (both private and local government), corporate governance, capital formation, real estate, and acquisitions and sales of businesses.

    General Slatery is a Knoxville native. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and a law degree from the University of Tennessee. He and his wife, Cary, have two children, Frances and Harrison, and one granddaughter, Carter Elizabeth Slatery.
Webb School of Knoxville's Distinguished Alumnus/na Award is presented annually to an alumnus/na whose business or professional accomplishments and service to others exemplify the goals of Webb School in the spirit of its motto, "principes non homines - leaders not men."
 
Nominations are received from alumni and other members of the Webb community. Webb’s Alumni Leadership Council will decide the recipient from the pool of candidates. Once submitted, nominations are kept on file for consideration for five consecutive years.
 
If you know of an alumnus/na who you would like to be considered for the award, please complete the nomination form (CLICK HERE FOR FORM) and return it to Rachel Junga, Assistant Director for Alumni Engagement & Development.

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  • Past Recipients

    1991 - Jefferson Chapman ’61
    1992 - Robin L. Line ’64
    1993 - Teresa E. Barnett ’75
    1994 - W. Baxter Lee ’61
    1995 - William Haslam ’76
    1996 - Monica Langley ’76
    1997 - Michael McClamroch ’82
    1998 - Minky Worden ’85
    1999 - Iang Jeon ’78
    2000 - Missy Bell Boltwood ’81
    2001 - Paige Overton Pitts ’84
    2002 - Doug Briggs ’79
    2003 - Terri Tarvin Ward ’75
    2004 - Chad Pennington ’95
    2005 - Rebecca Hardin ’84
    2006 - Joseph M. Tipton ’64
    2007 - David A. Bowen ’70
    2008 - Charles L. Moore Jr. ’84
    2009 - Julia Webb Bland ’69
    2010 - Sharon G. Lee ’71
    2011 - John L. (Jack) Neely ’76
    2012 - Jim Hart ’60
    2013 - Chip Denton ’76
    2014 - Bill Bass ’80
    2015 - Sarah Trahern ’82
    2016 - Vance Link ’67
    2017 - Maurie McInnis ’84
    2018 – Herbert H. Slatery III ’70

Robert Webb Service Award

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  • About Lou Moran III ’82 - 2018 Award Winner

    Webb Class of 1982 alumnus and alumni parent Lou Moran III is Webb School of Knoxville’s Robert Webb Service Award winner for 2018. Webb School President Michael McBrien presented Moran with Webb’s Robert Webb Service Award at this year’s Commencement.

    Moran is President of Inter-Agency Insurance Service in Knoxville. He has served multiple terms with the Insurors of Tennessee, from President of the Insurors of Knoxville to President of the State Association. Named Young Insuror of the Year and Insuror of the Year, Moran was instrumental in forming SecureRisk Tennessee, part of a co-op of 100 independent insurance agents in four states that write over $2.4 billion in premium. Moran is a National Director for the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA), and sits on the national InsurePAC committee and the Governmental Affairs committee.

    Locally, Moran has been involved with numerous community events and organizations, ranging from Tennessee Stage Company, ArtFest, Leadership Knoxville, and Leadership Children's Hospital to Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership, ChildHelp Tennessee, and Webb School's Alumni Council and Board of Trustees. Moran, along with his wife, Mimi '8o, and their children, Emily '14 and Lou IV '16, are part of a long family history of Webb graduates.

    “The recipient of this year’s award truly does bleed green,” Webb President McBrien told the audience at Commencement. “He is a Spartan through and through, and the pride he has for his school is admirable, and the work he does to build that pride in others is commendable.” Former president of Webb School’s Alumni Council and a member of Webb’s Board of Trustees, Moran has sparked a renewed sense of enthusiasm from Webb alumni, McBrien noted, and has increased alumni participation at reunions and events, and in philanthropy to the school.
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The Robert Webb Service Award, established in honor of Webb School of Knoxville founder, Robert Webb, recognizes a member of the alumni body who has distinguished him/herself through outstanding service and leadership to the Webb community.

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  • Past Recipients

    2000 - James A. Haslam III ’72
    2001 - Edward U. Babb ’82
    2002 - Jefferson Chapman ’61
    2003 - J. Harvery White ’67
    2004 - Lee Congleton ’77
    2005 - Cheryl (Stockman) Massingale ’62
    2006 - Kenan Smith ’76
    2007 - Stephanie (Barnes) Ogden ’76
    2008 - Bill Bass ’80
    2009 - Steve Koella ’63
    2010 - Laura (Adams) Johnson ’79
    2011 – Taylor Hamilton ’83
    2012 – Mark Overholt ’83
    2013 – Dennis Ragsdale ’74
    2014 - Mike McClamroch ’82
    2015 - W. David Hovis ’86
    2016 - John Schmid ’86
    2017 - Jonathan Johnson ’93

2018 Alumni Achievement Awards

During our 2018 Spartan Alumni Weekend, ten Webb alumni, nominated by their classmates and representing this year's reunion classes, were honored at the third annual Alumni Achievement Awards Luncheon. These individuals have distinguished themselves in their respective careers and have achieved outstanding success in their chosen professions while upholding the mission of Webb School. Learn more about our honorees by selecting the below image.