The Kathleen Connolly-Weinert Leader-of-the-Year Award is given annually to a member of the board of Theta Alpha Kappa in recognition of outstanding service. The award was established in 1990 and is named in honor and memory of a former board member.


Past Award Recipients:

1993   James Doyle (Kings College)
1994   Daniel Smith (Syracuse U)
1995   Frank Connolly-Weinert (St. John's U)
1996   Robert Gnuse (Loyola U)
1997   Robert Dunston (Cumberland College)
1998   James M. Cashore (Kings College)
1999   Helen Rosenthal (St. James U/Miami)
2000   Donald Emler (Oklahoma City U)
2001   Barbara Krug (Caldwell Collge)
2002   Susan Calef (Creighton U)
2003   E. Randolph Richards (Ouchita Baptist)
2004   E. Ann Matter (U of Pennsylvania)
2005   Rev. Joseph G. Hubbert (Niagara U)
2006   Anthony Tambasco (Georgetown U)
2007   Kelley Coblentz Bautch (St. Edward's U)
2008   Jennifer Berenson (Roanoke College)
2009   Rev. Lillie Burgess (Benedict College)