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  • Newman’s 2017 Distinguished Alumnus: Jack Weiss ’64

    Newman’s Alumni Association is pleased to announce that the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award is Mr. Jack Weiss ’64. A prominent attorney and legal scholar, Weiss is a nationally known expert on First Amendment law, has served as Chancellor and Professor of Law at the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, and most recently joined the law firm of Liskow & Lewis in New Orleans. He accepted the award at an evening reception on Thursday, April 6 in Newman’s Reynolds Ryan Art Gallery.
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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 NFL quarterback and two-time Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning ’94.

Previous Winnners

Click on the Award recipients' names to read more about their accomplishments. 

Toni M. Hoover  '77
Seattle, WA

Peyton W. Manning ’94
Denver, CO

Richard B. Stone ’60
New York, NY

Leslie Rosenthal Jacobs ’77
New Orleans, LA

James M. Lapeyre ’71
New Orleans, LA

Dr. Scott Kellermann ’63
Nevada City, CA / Uganda, Africa
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