Past Unsung Heroes Award Winners

1994
Benjamin Allen
Christopher Geis
Ashanti Hasslem Dickerson
Rosalind Kearney
Harvey Pinyoun

1995
Pedro Abreau
Margie Clark
Rosa A. Clark
Bryant Gerald Jr.
Eva D. Williams

1996
Adolphus Belk Jr.
Andrew Davidson
Mumbi Mugo
Marty Nichols
Nona D. Stewart
The Media Unit
Grant Williams

1997
Sev-lra Brown
Maria “Reit” DeKleermaeker
Karen Fernandez-Cosgrove
Lorraine Lawrence–Jackson
Claudia Stockard

1998
Omanii Abdullah
Russell Harleston
Oscar Veraga
Carol Johnson
Danielle Wilson

1999
Bertha Adams
Patrice Cage
Amnat Chittaphong
Neil Katz

2000
Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity
Evan Schiff
Michelle Walker
Cheryl Wilkins-Mitchell

2001
Shenea Hunt
Adrea Jaehnig
Aaron Kingson
Inez Mack
Lawrence Williams

2002
Twiggy Billue
Maureen Quigley-Klueber
Trey Hunter
The African American Male Congress
Cora Thomas

2003
Virginia Donahue
Paula C. Johnson
Akilah Fatimah Muhammad
The Students of the Lutheran
Campus Ministry at Hendricks Chapel

2004
Regina A. Jones
Angus MacDonald
Nottingham High School and
Fayetteville-Manlius High School
Facilitators for the Dialogue to
End Racism Exchange Project

2005
Debroah T. Ellerbe
Joanna O. Masingila
Daniel J. Hesler
Margie Clark
Peter F. Sarver

2006
Beyond Boundaries
Ryedell Davis
Lonnie Reeder
Curtis E. Scrivens Jr.
Kimberly Wolfe

2007
Daniel Blanchfield
Margaret Charters
John Dau
Mark Mondanaro
Wayne O’Connor
Poverllo Health Center

2008
Lakesa Allen
Eunyoung Choi
Gertrude Danzy
Junghoon Oh
Ann Tiffany
Danya Wellmon
Betsy Wiggins

2009
Keith Alford
Collin Capano
Ronald Denby
Helen Hudson

2010
Donna Bradford
Stephanie Breed
Odean Dyer
Eric Kingson

2011
Kwame Adusei M.D.
Omolara Funmilola Akinpelu
Eileen E. Baldassarre
Sacchi Patel

2012
Risa Cantu C’DeBaca
Lynda Hamilton
Emily Kelsey-Gossard
Cheryl Spear (posthumously)
Lt. Col. MaryJo Timpano

2013
Jovan Collins
SU’s Engineers Without Borders
Brenda Muhammad
Adena Rochelson

2014
Joseph Bryant
Debra L. Person
Georgia A. Popoff
Dorothy Russell

2015
Dajaveon Bellamy
Karaline Rothwell
Ronald James-Terry Taylor
Mable Wilson

2016
Kanisha Ffriend
Moninique McEachern
Imani Wallace
Maarten Jacobs
Tan Ngo

2017
Shewa Shwani
A. Peter Castro
Vincent Love
Dr. Robert Fangio

2018
Chris Burns
Arthur Harrison and Ed Beauford
Dominique Donnay
Keenan Lewis
Robert Wilson