Mal Murray ’67, a longtime executive and volunteer with Our Towns Habitat for Humanity in the Lake Norman area, has been awarded Habitat for Humanity’s 2010 Clive Rainey Lifetime Achievement Award.
Michael Taylor ’71 has received the Food and Drug Law Institute’s Distinguished Service and Leadership Award. He is deputy commissioner for foods at the Food and Drug Administration, the first individual to hold the position, which was created along with a new Office of Foods in August 2009.
James F. Entwistle ’78 has been appointed U.S. ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is the former Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand. He has served in Yaoundé, Douala, Kuala Lumpur, Niamey, Sri Lanka, and Central African Republic.
Ann Tutwiler ’80 has been named deputy director-general for knowledge of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the first female U.N. director-general. She was coordinator of global food security in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
Mary Nix Hollowell ’86 has been awarded the 2010 Equity and Social Justice Advocacy Award from the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME). Her book The Forgotten Room, received wide acclaim for its treatment of school solitary confinement in Georgia. Steve Baskin ’87 has been awarded the Tri-State CAMP Conference Award. Baskin owns Champions Camp in Marble Falls, Texas.
Rob Ukrop ’92, former Wildcat soccer star and a founding player of the Richmond (Va.) Kickers professional team, has been named to the 11th class of inductees of the Virginia-D.C. Soccer Hall of Fame for his contributions to building soccer in Virginia and Washington, D.C.