FSU Alumni Association

The Bernard F. Sliger Award

Named for the 10th president of Florida State University, the Bernard F. Sliger Award is the single highest honor given by the FSU Alumni Association. This award recognizes a member of the university community who has made a major contribution toward the fulfillment of the mission of Florida State University. Winners of the Bernard F. Sliger Award, named below, are automatically accorded membership into the Circle of Gold.

Please join us in congratulating
the 2019 recipient of the Bernard F. Sliger Award
Melvin Stith

The Sliger Award was presented during the Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, October 25, 2019.


Recipients of the Bernard F. Sliger Award:

Lawrence G. Abele
Reubin O'D. Askew  (d)
Bobby Bowden
John Champion (d)
Talbot D'Alemberte
William M. Durham, Jr.
Charles Ehrhardt  
Daisy Parker Flory (d)
W. Andy Haggard
Mart Hill (B.S. ’42)  
Katherine Blood Hoffman
Betty Lou Joanos
James E. Joanos
George Langford (d)

J. Stanley Marshall (d)
Mike Martin
Andy Miller
Joel Padgett  
Barbara J. Palmer
Les Pantin, Jr.
James E. Pitts  
Bill Proctor  
Burt Reynolds (d)
Bernard F. Sliger (d)
Godfrey Smith (d)
John Thrasher
T. K. Wetherell 

(d) denotes member is deceased

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