The Haverford Award supports and
demonstrates the College's expressed concern for the application of knowledge
to socially useful ends. It rewards alumni who best reflect Haverford's concern
with the uses to which they put their knowledge, humanity, initiative and
The Kannerstein Award honors the
legacy and memory of Gregory Kannerstein '63, an honored and revered alumnus,
and a friend and mentor to many. Greg served Haverford for many years as director
of athletics, dean of the College and as a professor. This most distinguished
award given by the Alumni Association honors those who, in a variety of ways, have
provided loyal and active support for the work of the College.
The Distinguished Achievement Award recognizes alumni who have achieved personal
success, made outstanding contributions to their fields, achieved recognition
by their colleagues and brought honor to themselves and to Haverford through
their distinguished achievements.
The Young Alumni Award recognizes established and
future leaders among Haverford alumni who have graduated in the last 10 years. They
have shown great promise and accomplishment in their chosen professions and/or in
community, public or humanitarian service, demonstrating leadership and
substantial commitment to the mission of the College.
The Forman Award goes to
Haverford athletes who, professionally or voluntarily, have devoted a
significant amount of time and energy to the betterment of society. The award
honors Lawrence Forman ’60, one of the outstanding athletes in the history of
Haverford College, who committed his life both to the betterment of humankind
and to international understanding.