The College of Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Association is proud to announce the 2019 Alumni Awards recipients

Honorees will be celebrated at the 41st Annual FACS Alumni Association Awards on Saturday, March 2 at the Georgia Center in Athens.

  • 2019 FACS Alumni Award Recipients

  • Honor Hall of Recognition

    Carolyn Berdanier;Carolyn Berdanier
    Professor Emerita, Department of Foods and Nutrition, 
    College of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Distinguished Alumni Award

    Tammy GillandTammy Gilland (BSHE ’88)
    Executive Director of Philanthropy, Piedmont Athens Regional Foundation
  • Emily Quinn Pou Professional Achievement Award

    Mitch HardemanMitch Hardeman (BSFCS ’93)
    Owner, Hardeman-Hobson Waste Services
  • Outstanding Service Award

    Heather McElroyHeather McElroy (BSFCS ’03)
    Associate Broker, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties
  • Pacesetter Award

    Ivy OdumIvy Odom (BSFCS ’15, AB ’15)
    Test Kitchen Assistant, Time Inc. Food Studios; Freelance Cooking and Lifestyle Instructor, Time Inc. Food Studios

  • FACS Appreciation Award

    Linsey ShockleyLinsey Shockley (BSFCS ’11)
    Program Specialist, Georgia Department of Education

    Traci BryantTraci Bryant (BSFCS ’10)
    Executive Director, Georgia FCCLA

  • Creswell Award

    Brenda CudeBrenda Cude
    Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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