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Gerry Lenfest '53, '55L: 2014 USRowing Man of the Year.

H. F. “Gerry” Lenfest

He's not known as a rowing enthusiast, but H. F. "Gerry" Lenfest, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1953 and from its Law School in 1957, felt strongly enough about Temple University's plan to drop its crew program that he donated $3 million to help save it.

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Celebrating a Legal Elite

Amos Workman '82

Congratulations are in order for attorney Amos Workman, a 1974 graduate of Washington and Lee, who was honored with the prestigious Tommy Thomason Award by the Greenville (South Carolina) County Bar Association.

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Rob Ashford '82 Flies with Peter Pan Tonight

Rob Ashford '82

Rob Ashford, a member of Washington and Lee's Class of 1982, is the stage director and choreographer of tonight's live telecast of "Peter Pan" on NBC.

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Moneyball

David Johnston '91 (far left) and Rich Klein get mic’d up for an interview on Forbes SportsMoney with Mike Ozanian.

More money for sports teams means better facilities and better athletes, and David Johnston, a 1991 graduate of Washington and Lee University, is in the business of helping schools maximize their revenues from their athletic programs.

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Top Honors for Louise Phipps Senft '88L

Louise Phipps Senft '88L

Louise Phipps Senft, founder of Louise Phipps Senft & Associates/Baltimore Mediation, received a Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award for the Mid-Atlantic Region. This is the second Top 100 MBE Award for Louise, who was also honored in 2009.

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Author John Grisham Turns to W&L Law Alumna for Help with Recent Novel

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When famous author John Grisham set about writing his most recent blockbuster, it wasn't long until his research led him to Mary Cromer '06L and the Appalachian Citizen's Law Center.

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Keith Sanford '80: Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year

Congratulations to Keith Sanford, a 1980 graduate of Washington and Lee University, who was named Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year by the Southeast Tennessee Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

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A Thumbs-up From Oprah

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A Washington and Lee University alumnus is thrilled to see his company's products appear in Oprah Winfrey's popular and influential 2014 holiday gift guide, published in O Magazine.

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The Rev. Dr. Jennifer Strawbridge Wins Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation

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The Rev. Dr. Jennifer Strawbridge, Washington and Lee Class of 2001, received the inaugural Society for Biblical Literature DeGruyter Prize for Biblical Studies and Reception History.

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Robert Grey ‘76L to receive ABA Spirit of Excellence Award

Robert Grey '76L

Washington and Lee alumnus and trustee emeritus Robert J. Grey will be honored next year with the Spirit of Excellence Award from the American Bar Association's Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.

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