Tess Price Cox

Spirit of Enthusiasm

Award

This award is given each year in recognition of Tess Price Cox, the first president and one of the founders of Leadership Lowndes. Tess Price Cox was the cornerstone in building the foundation for the overall program.

To exemplify her spirit, enthusiasm and support of Leadership Lowndes, a special award is presented each year to a Leadership Lowndes class member at the November graduation ceremony. This award is particularly special as it is voted on by the class members.

Past Recipients

  • 2017 Jessica Catlett
  • 2016 Dr. LaConya McCrae
  • 2015 Scott James
  • 2014 Paula Sheffield and Ashleigh Kenny
  • 2013 Molly Roan
  • 2012 Jamie Hill
  • 2011 Sirocus Barnes
  • 2010 Emily Davenport
  • 2009 Sementha Mathews
  • 2008 Heather Bonner
  • 2007 Sherry Zipperer
  • 2006 Robert Byington
  • 2005 Anita Sinnott
  • 2004 Dana Gavin
  • 2003 Odette Hannah
  • 2002 Melissa B. Coleman
  • 2001 Joy Schunhoff
  • 2000 Janeen Josey
  • 1999 Britt McLane
  • 1998 Gail Green
  • 1997 Amy Carter

H. Arthur McLane

Award

The McLane Award, named after prominent community leader and Lowndes County Superior Court Judge H. Arthur “Mac” McLane, identifies businesses who demonstrate exceptional support of the Leadership Lowndes organization and its mission.

The recipient is selected by the Leadership Lowndes Board of Trustees and is announced at the class graduation in November each year.

Past Recipients