The Patricia Lacey Metzger Distinguished Achievement Award

Background

  •  The Metzger Award recognizes individuals who uphold high standards in their personal and professional lives while fulfilling a career goal of significant stature.
  • The award is given in memory of Patricia Lacey Metzger, a University of Mary Washington professor and a founder of the Colloquium.
  • The award has been given annually since 1999.

Criteria

The Patricia Lacey Metzger Award recipient will be a woman who has:

  • Distinguished herself as a leader in her chosen field
  • Demonstrated personal and professional integrity
  • Committed, by her actions, to community service and lifelong learning
  • Participated in the Leadership Colloquium @ UMW

The names of nominees not selected may carryover for one year.  The nominator will be invited to update the information, leave the previous nomination ‘as is,’ or withdraw the nomination.

Nomination Schedule

August 1
Nominations open
September 20
Deadline for nominations
October 1
Deadline for the Metzger Award Selection Committee

Nomination Form

Past Recipients of the Patricia Lacey Metzger Award:

2013
Kara Vanderpool Ward
The Launch Group

2012
Martha G. O’Keefe
Germanna Community College

2011
Meta R. Braymer
University of Mary Washington

2010
Dana W. A. Herlong
Herlong Associates, Inc.

2009
Linda Worrell
Worrell Management Group

2008
Maria S. Franklin, Senior Vice President
Union Bank & Trust

2007
Alda L. White
Attorney

2006
Theresa Livelsberger
GEICO

2005
Mary Louise Holmes, Vice President Human Resources
The National Bank of Fredericksburg

2004
Kay Dunkley
Lord Fairfax Community College

2003
Gail Johnson, Founder
Rainbow Station

2002
Mary Zarcone, Assistant Vice President Underwriting
GEICO Direct

2001
Nancy Pierce, Regional Vice President
GEICO Direct

2000
Natalie Davis, Director of Volunteer Services
Stafford County Government

1999
Margaret Blackmon, Superintendent
Prince Edward City Public Schools