Awards

Harpeth Hall/Ward-Belmont Distinguished Alumna Award

Established in 1993, the Harpeth Hall/Ward-Belmont Distinguished Alumna Award recognizes graduates who have achieved wide recognition for professional excellence and leadership. Candidates for this award are women who are trailblazers; display extraordinary gifts of leadership and organizational ability; are moving spirits in health, welfare, cultural, or civic affairs; have achieved wide recognition for professional excellence and leadership, serving as an example for other women and having attained unusual success in highly competitive fields; and/or are nationally recognized for vision, skill, and commitment to make things happen. A selected committee of alumnae representing different decades reviews nominations and selects the award recipient.

Alumna Spirit of Service Award

The National Advisory Council (NAC) established the Alumna Spirit of Service Award to recognize and celebrate outstanding service by a Harpeth Hall/Ward-Belmont alumna. The recipient of the award is a woman who has gone above and beyond the call to serve her community and the world and who embodies Harpeth Hall’s mission to “develop responsible citizens who have global perspectives and make meaningful contributions to their communities and the world.”

Harpeth Hall/Ward-Belmont Athletic Hall of Fame

Established in 2013, the Harpeth Hall/Ward-Belmont Athletic Hall of Fame honors notable alumnae athletes, coaches, and administrators who have demonstrated outstanding athletic ability by competing or coaching at the state, national, or international level. Through their good sportsmanship, citizenship, and character, these outstanding women have left a lasting impression of achievement and excelled within the school’s athletic family.