This annual award is presented by the School of Social Work and the Social Work Alumni Network (SWAN) to a distinguished alumna/alumnus who reflects social work values, demonstrates dedication to the social work profession, and a commitment to clients, public policy and/or the community. The 2016 awardee was Becky Morales, MSSW ’03.
The deadline for nominations is February 10, 2017. All School of Social Work graduates are encourage to submit a nomination by completing this online form.
The award, established in 1990, is named in recognition of its first recipient, Charles I. Wright. Wright received a master’s degree in social work in 1961. He later served for many years as director of the Texas Baptist Children’s Home in Round Rock, Texas.