ECU Winners of the O. Max Gardner Award

Source: UW0000/02/03/A/.1/HOWELL University Archives

Staff Person: Maury York

Description: In 1983, three recipients from East Carolina University of the University of North Carolina’s O. Max Gardner Award–Ovid Pierce, Francis Speight, and Stanley Riggs–posed with Dr. Gladys Howell and Kenlyn Riggs at a reception held in their honor. The award is given annually by the UNC Board of Governors to recognize a faculty member in the system who “has made the greatest contribution to the welfare of the human race.”

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