The Colby C Club presents two annual recognitions: the C Club Person of the Year and the Carl Nelson Sports Achievement Award.

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C Club Person of Year Award

This award is presented annually to a member (or members) of the Colby family, not necessarily alumni, who have shown dedication and support to Colby athletics by his/her/their service to the College and particularly to athletics at the College.

2017 C Club Person of the Year

 

C Club Person of the Year Recipients

  • 1951  Cecil Clark ’05*
  • 1952  Howard Ferguson ’31*
  • 1953  C. Wallace Lawrence ’17*
  • 1954  Clayton Johnson ’25*
  • 1955  Joseph Wallace ’43, Gordon Jones ’40*
  • 1956  Leonard Grant ’15*, Carl MacPherson ’26*
  • 1957  Ludy Levine ’21*
  • 1958  Ray Greene ’47*
  • 1959  Clair Wood ’28*
  • 1960  L. Russell Blanchard ’38*
  • 1961  John Davan ’33*
  • 1962  Jack Deering ’55
  • 1963  Pacy Levine ’27*
  • 1964  George Beach ’41
  • 1965  Kershaw Powell ’51
  • 1966  Clarence Dore ’39
  • 1967  Frank Carpenter ’14*
  • 1968  Carl Wright ’47
  • 1969  John Kennedy ’13*
  • 1970  Robert Lee ’51
  • 1971  Roy Shorey, Jr. ’54
  • 1972  William Bryan ’48
  • 1973  Robert Burke ’61
  • 1974  David O’Brien ’58
  • 1975  Harold Alfond L.H.D. ’80
  • 1976  Ted Hodgkins ’25*
  • 1977  Bink Smith ’62
  • 1978  Robert Sage ’49
  • 1979  Thomas O’Donnell ’27*
  • 1980  Arthur “Red” O’Halloran ’50
  • 1981  Carl Nelson
  • 1982  Robert Clifford, Jack Kelley, Lee Williams*, John Winkin
  • 1983  Norman “Cy” Perkins ’32*
  • 1984  Marjorie Bither
  • 1985  John, Pete*, Mary*, Barbara Joseph
  • 1986  Evelyn Kellett ’26*
  • 1987  Clifford Came ’42*
  • 1988  Thomas Lizotte ’74
  • 1989  Dennis Dionne ’61
  • 1990  Donald J. Short ’64
  • 1991  Linda Mitchell Potter ’66, Wayne Fillback ’64, Peter Jaffe ’62
  • 1992  Richard McGee
  • 1993  Ormonde Brown ’51
  • 1994  James Hayes ’76* (posthumously)
  • 1995  William Marvin ’65
  • 1996  Sid Farr ’55
  • 1997  Art Brennan ’68
  • 1998  L. Sandy Maisel, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Government
  • 1999  William R. Cotter, Lawrence R. Pugh ’56
  • 2000  Edward Fraktman ’53
  • 2001  Tom Austin
  • 2002  Patricia Valavanis Smith ’80
  • 2003  Alfond-Levine Family (Family of the Century)
  • 2004  Jim Wescott
  • 2005  Alex Wilson ’73
  • 2006  Deborah Aitken
  • 2007  Edward J. Burke Jr. ’60, P’86* (posthumously)
  • 2008  Louis V. Zambello Jr. ’55
  • 2009  Edward M. Woodin ’69
  • 2010  Jill Gordon, Charles A. Dana Professor of Philosophy
  • 2011  Richard L. Whitmore H’90, P’91
  • 2012  James H. Crook ’78, P’11
  • 2013  Karl Dornish Jr. ’54, P’81
  • 2014 William L. Alfond ’72
  • 2015 Carlton “Bud” Reed ’53* and Betty Cummings Reed P’75, ’76, ’78, ’86, GP’01,’02,’07,’08,’09,’11,’14,’17,’19 and family
  • 2016 Don Rice ’56
  • 2017 Joe Boulos ’68
  • 2018 John J. “Jack” O’Neill III ‘ 77

* deceased

Carl Nelson Sports Achievement Award

Honoring a Colby person for achievement in the athletic world, this award was first presented in 1988 to Carl Nelson.

2017 Carl Nelson Sports Achievement Award

 

 

Carl Nelson Sports Achievement Award Recipients

  • 1988  Carl Nelson
  • 1989  Tom Whidden ’70
  • 1990  Jan Volk ’68
  • 1991  Curt Gowdy, Jr. ’75
  • 1992  John Winkin
  • 1993  Ronald Ryan ’62
  • 1994  Eugene Hunter ’48
  • 1995  John Simpson
  • 1996  Jack Kelley
  • 1997  Lee Williams
  • 1998  Charles Holt
  • 1999  Maureen Pine ’84, Carol Simon ’85, Carol Anne Beach ’88, Jen Holsten ’90, Katharine Cowperthewait ’91, Sura DuBow ’92
  • 2000  Stephen Freyer ’68
  • 2001  Elmer C. Bartels ’62
  • 2002  Laura Halldorson
  • 2003  No award given
  • 2004  Boyd Sands ’59
  • 2005  David Arseneault ’76
  • 2006  Michel Picher ’67
  • 2007  Richard J. McGee P’82
  • 2008  Robert W. Auriemma ’59
  • 2009  John “Swisher” Mitchell
  • 2010  Reagan L. Carey ’01
  • 2011  Richard L. Whitmore H’90, P’91
  • 2012  Steven M. Curley ’60
  • 2013  Norman P. Gigon ’59* (posthumously)
  • 2014 Mark Serdjenian ’73
  • 2015 Mark Kelley ’80
  • 2016 Hilary Gehman ’93
  • 2017 Eric DeCosta ’93
  • 2018 Erika Ayers Nardini ’98