2013 Leadership and Character Awards

2013 Leadership and Character AwardsOn Friday, November 15th, the Mann Center presented the 2013 Frances Marlin Mann Awards for Leadership and Character to nine student honorees. The awards were presented during a special Homecoming weekend ceremony and reception.

The 2013 recipients were: Hannah Barnette (Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education); Cari Gelderman (Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing); Clayton Hornback (Beeson Divinity School); Timothy Lewis (McWhorter School of Pharmacy); Scott McKaig (Brock School of Business); Bethany Orick (School of the Arts); Cody T. Russell (School of Health Professions); Cameron Thomas (Howard College of Arts & Sciences); and Caitlyn White (Cumberland School of Law).

Cameron Thomas was also the 2013 recipient of the Joe McDade Scholarship, an award designated for students who have demonstrated a life and character lived in the spirit of Christ; a contribution to the overall betterment and wellbeing of the University; participation in a wide range of campus life; leadership ability; an embodiment of the overall goals, mission, and spirit of the University; and commitment to the long range development and wellbeing of the University.

Dr. Brad Creed with Hannah BarnetteDr. Brad Creed with Cari GeldermanDr. Brad Creed with Clayton HornbackDr. Brad Creed with Timothy LewisDr. Brad Creed with Scott McKaig
Dr. Brad Creed with Bethany OrickDr. Brad Creed with Cody RussellDr. Brad Creed with Cameron ThomasMr. Joe McDade and Dr. Brad Creed with Cameron Thomas



Drayton Nabers, Jr.


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C. Cameron Collins 
Program Manager
Brooks Hall, 227B

Mitzi Lafferty  
Administrative Assistant
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 The Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership emphasizes the indispensable connection between ethics and good leadership in business, government, social services and the classic professions. Much of the center’s work is at this vital nexus of ethics and leadership. 

Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229
205-726-4634 or Cameron Collins, Program Manager