Herbert F. Taylor Alumni Award for Distinguished Service to WPI

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This award is named in honor of Herbert Foster Taylor, Class of 1912, the first full-time alumni Secretary-Treasurer. Recipients will have demonstrated an extraordinary personal commitment and exceptional service to WPI and/or the WPI Alumni Association, and through his or her leadership efforts will have affected positive change on behalf of the university.

Herb Taylor returned to WPI in 1920 as a professor of civil engineering and served as part-time secretary of the Association from 1921 until he became the first full-time secretary in 1924. During the next two decades he energetically conceived and implemented a variety of alumni projects that included the Alumni Fund, student recruiting program, a placement bureau, and many other meaningful activities that survive today.

Browse Herbert F. Taylor Alumni Award for Distinguished Service to WPI awardees

Year Recipient Type Details
2018 George F. Gamache '68 Alumni

Posthumously

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2016 Michael E. Grilli '66 Alumni
2016 Stuart C. Kazin '61 Alumni
2015 Michael Aghajanian ’80 Alumni
2015 Michael J. Aghajanian '80 Alumni

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2015 Robert Martin Alumni
2015 Robert R. Martin '75 Alumni

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2014 Thomas B. Newman, Jr. '64 Alumni

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2013 Alfred A. Molinari, Jr. '63 Alumni

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2013 Bruce E. Beverly '73 Alumni

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2013 Leonard E. Redon '73 Alumni

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2013 Steven C. Halstedt '68 Alumni

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2012 Douglas E Sieber, Sr. '82 Alumni

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2012 James P Dunn '67 Alumni

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2012 Joyce S Kline '87 Alumni
2012 William A Krein '62 Alumni

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2012 William F Gasko '65 Alumni

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2011 Hans H. Koehl '56 Alumni
2011 John J. Gabarro '61 Alumni
2011 Merrill E. Spiller, Jr. '51 Alumni
2011 Michael P. Zarrilli '71 Alumni
2011 Morgan R. Rees '61 Alumni
2011 Rev. Peter J. Scanlon Alumni
2010 John FitzPatrick '75 Alumni
2010 John Wilson '65 Alumni
2010 Judith Nitsch '75 Alumni
2010 Paula Frafassi Delaney '75 Alumni
2010 Philip Wild '50 Alumni
2009 Federick J. Costello '59 Alumni
2009 Robert C. Labonte '54 Alumni
2009 Wilfrid J. Houde '59 Alumni
2009 Windle B. Priem '59 Alumni
2008 Joaquim S. Ribeiro '58 Alumni
2008 Michael S. Gutman '58 Alumni
2008 Roger E. Lavallee '73 Alumni
2008 Walter T. Towner, Jr. '83 Alumni
2007 Charles F. H. Crathern '52 Alumni
2007 Curtis R. Carlson '67 Alumni
2007 George H. Long Jr. '57 Alumni
2007 Joseph L. Ferrantino '67 Alumni
2007 Michael J. Stephens '57 Alumni
2007 William D. Cunningham '77 Alumni