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Wall Street Council Tribute Dinner

The 27th Annual Wall Street Council Tribute Dinner
will take place on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the Waldorf Astoria New York.

2015 Honoree

Michael D. White '74, P'95
Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, DIRECTV 

Learn more about Michael D. White.

See a list of past honorees.

This year, the Wall Street Council will host its 27th Annual Tribute Dinner in support of the Presidential Scholars and will honor Michael White, who will receive the President’s Medal for Excellence.

Michael D. White
Michael D. White '74, P'95

This award recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves by their outstanding personal and professional achievements. They exemplify the ideal proclaimed in Boston College’s motto, “Ever to Excel.”

Over the past 26 years, the Tribute Dinner has raised more than $22 million for the Wall Street Council Scholarship Fund. More than 250 scholarships have been provided to undergraduates in the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program. In addition to their accomplishments at BC, many of these students later become recipients of the nation's most prestigious academic awards, including Rhodes, Marshall, Winston Churchill, Truman and Goldwater Scholarships, as well as Fulbright and Jacob K. Javits Fellowships.


This past year, our Presidential Scholar speaker, Brooke Loughrin ’14, provided a perfect representation of the power of this program with her inspiring speech—and we want to share that with you. 


If you have any questions regarding the Wall Street Council Tribute Dinner, please contact Joanne Goggins at 617-552-9032 or email


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