A Call to Serve
BC LEADERS FETED AT VOLUNTEER TRIBUTE DINNER
University Trustee Charles I. Clough, Jr. '64, P'87, '93, '98, led a stellar class of honorees at this year's Distinguished Volunteer Tribute Dinner. Held March 25 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston, the annual awards ceremony recognizes those BC community members who best personify the Jesuit ideal of "men and women for others" in their contributions to the University's advancement endeavors.
Clough received the evening's highest honor, the James F. Cleary '50, H'93, Masters Award, for his lifetime of service, which includes 17 years as a trustee and his continued leadership as Light the World campaign co-chair. Also accepting awards were Danielle V. Auriemma '10; Kim D. Gassett-Schiller and Philip W. Schiller '82; David T. Griffith '68, P'00, '02, '06; and the Class of 2005 Reunion Committee.
More than 400 alumni, parents, and friends attended the celebration, which also featured a performance by the student a capella group BC Dynamics.
During the ceremony, University Trustee and Campaign Co-chair Kathleen M. McGillycuddy NC'71 praised the awardees, saying, "These individuals have each played a very special and important role in the success of Boston College. They have gone above and beyond the call, whether it is chairing reunion committees, chairing campaign committees, endowing scholarships, establishing centers, or hosting countless events. Each honoree exemplifies leadership, inspiration, and strength."