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  • Newman's 2018 Distinguished Alumna: Ti Martin '78

    Newman’s Alumni Association is pleased to announce that the 2018 recipient of the Distinguished Alumna Award is Ms. Ti Adelaide Martin ’78. Award-winning restaurateur, author, speaker, philanthropist, and advocate for New Orleans, Martin is one of the country’s most admired leaders in the hospitality industry.
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About the Distinguished Alumnus/a Award

The Distinguished Alumnus/a Award is given each year to graduates who have made significant contributions in their specific fields of endeavor and taken a vigorous civic leadership role, bringing honor to the School through their achievements, both professionally and in the community. This award is the highest honor Newman bestows on its alumni. Last year’s recipient was prominent attorney and legal scholar Jack Weiss ’64.

Previous Winnners

Alumni are listed in descending order in which they received the award. 

Jack Weiss '64

Toni M. Hoover  '77


Peyton W. Manning ’94

Richard B. Stone ’60

Leslie Rosenthal Jacobs ’77

James M. Lapeyre ’71

Scott Kellermann ’63

Michael M. Lewis '78

Bryan M. Batt '81

Darryl D. Berger '65

Walda Barnett Besthoff '54 and Sydney J. Besthoff '45

Mark J. Plotkin '73

Marlene Trestman '74

Harry J. Blumenthal, Jr. '63

Isidore J. Cohn, Jr. '38

Walter S. Isaacson '70

William L. Marmelzat '35

Morey L. Sear '45

Carmel J. Cohen '50

Florence Weiland Schornstein '52 

Janice Levy Heymann '36

Moise S. Steeg, Jr. '32

Ira B. Harkey, Jr. '35

Diana Monroe Lewis '55

Benjamin M. Rosen '50

Moise W. Dennery '31

John Minor Wisdom '22
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