UNC trustees honor four alumni with prestigious Davie Awards

The University’s Board of Trustees has presented its highest honor, the William Richardson Davie Award, to four alumni in recognition of their “dedication, commitment, loyalty and service.”

During a dinner on Wednesday (Nov. 20) at the Carolina Inn, Chancellor Carol Folt and the trustees honored David Gardner Frey (B.A. 1964, J.D. 1967) of Grand Rapids, Mich.; Karol Virginia Mason (B.A. 1979) of Washington, D.C.; Hugh A. “Chip” McAllister Jr. (M.D. 1966) of Houston, Texas; and Roger Lee Perry Sr. (B.A. 1971) of Chapel Hill.

Established by the Board of Trustees in 1984, the Davie Award is named for the Revolutionary War hero who is considered the father of the University. It recognizes extraordinary service to the University or society.

Read more about the Davie Award recipients.

Published November 21, 2013.