Dr. Catherine E. Comeau Award
Award Nomination Form
The Catherine E. Comeau Award is awarded to an alumnus/na of the Health and
Physical Education Department, now known as the department of Movement Arts,
Health Promotion, and Leisure Studies, for outstanding leadership and professional
The recipient should be a graduate of the Baccalaureate Degree Program, in
the Department of Movement Arts, Health Promotion, and Leisure Studies at Bridgewater
State University, who has been a graduate for a minimum of five years. The recipient
must meet the required criteria and three of the four qualifying criteria.
- The recipient must have demonstrated extraordinary interest and devoted
service to Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies as defined
by the department.
- One who has served as an influential role model and who has contributed
significantly to the lives of others.
- One who has provided outstanding service, leadership and achievement through
involvement in professional organizations.
- One who has brought about change for the benefit of others and the profession.
- One who has sought and accepted challenge and who has shown dedication
and a willingness to go beyond the minimum effort.
Dr. Catherine E. Comeau
Past Award Recipients
2012 James Leone '01
2010 Hernani "Ernie" Branco '79
2009 Tom Turco '76
2008 Kathleen McSweeney '81
2007 Thomas S. Woods '79
2006 Susan Crosby-Tangen '83
2005 Ann Burgess Morris '54
2004 Dr. George DeMarco '78
2003 Dr. Milady Murphy '76
2002 Dr. Karen Castagno '78
2001 MaryLou Thimas '68
2000 Diana Demetrius '82
1999 Susan Marble '90
1998 Maria Melchionda '83
1997 Nina Roberts '83
1996 Rita Castagna '66
1995 Cecelia A. DeMarco '73
1994 Dr. Theresa Malumphy '54
1993 Dr. Mary Hoyle Mahan '60
1992 Alice Sullivan '46
1991 Dr. Theresa Corcoran '50
1990 Dr. Virginia Jewett Hogg '60 G'65
1989 Marcia Crooks '55
1988 Viola Goodnow '58
1987 Dr. Martha Cummings '51
1986 Dr. Mary Lydon '55
1985 Dr. Jacqueline Haslett '56
Last Modified: October 10, 2012