Alumni Awards

The FACS Alumni Awards are presented each year to recognize the accomplishments of several outstanding alumni and friends of the college.

We will recognize all of our honorees at the event and enjoy a time of fellowship and celebration.

Established in 1977, the Alumni Association’s mission is to keep alumni, students, faculty and friends interested in, involved with and connected to the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Honorees for the 44th annual Alumni Awards are:

Lance Palmer, Creswell Award

Emma Laing, Distinguished Alumni Award

Contey Smith, Emily Quinn Pou Professional Achievement Award

Kenisha Franklin, Outstanding Service Award

Joseph Kindler, Pacesetter Award

Event Information 


Friday, March 24, 2023


The Terrace Room at The State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 S Milledge Ave

Athens, GA 30605


5:00 - 6:00 p.m.: Registration and mingling

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.: Dinner and Program  


Admission and parking at the garden is free.


The Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 S Lumpkin St

Athens, GA 30602

Become a FACS Alumni Awards sponsor!


Contact Haley Avery, Director of Alumni Relations

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