2018 Awards and Recognitions Given During Commencement Weekend

Commencement Weekend on May 11-13 offered many opportunities to shine a light on the achievements and contributions of alumni, students, faculty and staff.

Awards and Recognitions Given at Commencement

Honorary degree
William & Mary President Taylor Reveley

Graves Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching
Professor Paul Marcus
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Thatcher Prize for Excellence
Natalia Rezai J.D. '18
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Awards and Recognitions Given at Law School Diploma Ceremony
Taylor Reveley Award
M. Cabell Clay, JD. '08

Citizen-Lawyer Award
Beth Hopkins, J.D. '77
Walter L. Williams, Jr., Memorial Teaching Award
Professor Tara Leigh Grove

1L Professor of the Year Award
Professor Eric Kades

McGlothlin Award for Exceptional Teaching
Professor Jeffrey Bellin
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Lawrence W. I'Anson Award
Laura E. Bladow
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George Wythe Award
Kevin McCandlish J.D. '18
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Thurgood Marshall Award
Michaela Liberman J.D. '18
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John Marshall Award
Associate Dean Lizbeth Jackson (accepted by Carl Jackson)
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Award Ceremonies

Luncheon and Awards Ceremony for LL.M. graduates

Awards and Recognition Ceremony for J.D. graduates
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Honorary Inductee, Order of the Coif
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Honorary Inductee, Order of Baristers
Tillman J. Breckenridge
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