KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — King and Judy Rogers of Memphis are recipients of the 1997 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s college of business.
The Rogerses, both 1969 graduates of UT, were presented the award at the college’s honors banquet. King Rogers, a former member of UT’s board of trustees, is an attorney and partner in the Memphis firm of Glanker Brown.
Judy Rogers, a community volunteer, is a member of the UT National Alumni Association’s Women’s Council.
“King and Judy serve as examples of the relationship between education and business success,” Dr. Warren Neel, dean of the college of business administration, said. “Their love of UT is evident by their significant volunteer efforts as well as their financial support.”
Condon Bush, chairman and chief executive officer of Bush Brothers, was named executive of the year by Beta Gamma Sigma, business student honor society.
Dr. Jean Gauger, associate professor of economics, won the John B. Ross Teaching Award. Dr. Bruce Behn, assistant professor of accounting and business law, and Dr. Mark Moon, assistant professor of marketing, logistics and transportation, shared the Allen H. Keally outstanding faculty award.