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Groat and Alpern Awards

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Celebration 2007 Photos

Previous Awardee Carolyn Jacobson with friends
Previous Awardee Carolyn Jacobson with friends.

 

Dean Harry Katz and this year’s Groat Award recipient, Jay Waks ’68, JD ’71.
Dean Harry Katz and this year’s Groat Award recipient, Jay Waks ’68, JD ’71.

 

Last year's Groat Award winner Marty Scheinman ’75, MS ’76 (left) with Krishna Collie '96.
Last year's Groat Award winner Marty Scheinman ’75, MS ’76 (left) and Krishna Collie '96.

 

Four senior students join us for dinner.
Four senior students join us for dinner.

 

Jerry Alpern ’49, MBA ’50 (left), with this year’s Groat Awardee recipient, Jay Waks ‘68, JD ’71.
Jerry Alpern ’49, MBA ’50 (left), with this year’s Groat Awarde recipient, Jay Waks ‘68, JD ’71.

 

Student leaders network at the reception.
Student leaders network with ILRAA Board member, Ruth Raisfeld, at the reception.

 

ILR alumni reunite at Celebration 2007.
ILR alumni reunite at Celebration 2007.

 

(L to R) Steve Johnson, Paul Cole, Lynne Cole, and Steve Madarasz
(Left to Right) Steve Johnson, Paul Cole, Lynne Cole, and Steve Madarasz.

 

Joan Parker '70 (left) and previous awardee Marcia Greenbaum '62
Joan Parker '70 (left) and previous Groat awardee Marcia Greenbaum '62.

 

Groat Awardee Jay Waks '68 (right) gets a prep talk from his friends.
Groat Awardee Jay Waks '68 (right) gets a prep talk from a friend.

 

(Left to Right) Josh, Jan, and Harry Katz.
Celebration 2007 was truly a family affair. (Left to right) Josh, Jan, and Harry Katz.

 

Dean Katz (left) and Prof. Gary Fields.
Dean Katz (left) and Prof. Gary Fields.

 

Recent Alumni Committee member Abigail Becraft '05 (right) and her guest.
Recent Alumni Committee member Abigail Becraft '05 (right) and her guest.

 

ILR's first Rhodes Scholar Genevieve Quist, along with her father and grandparents, were honored guests at Celebration 2007.
Genevieve Quist '06, along with her father and grandparents, were honored guests at Celebration 2007.

 

Jerry Alpern ‘49 and daughter, Susan Alpern-Fisch ‘81.
Jerry Alpern ‘49 (right) and daughter, Susan Alpern-Fisch ‘81.

 

Ken Kahn ’69 and Laura Toy.
Ken Kahn ’69 and Laura Toy.

 

Groat Awardee Jay Waks '68 with his wife Harriet and son Jonathan.
Groat Awardee Jay Waks '68 with his wife Harriet and son Jonathan.

 

Previous Awardee and former ILR Dean Dave Lipsky '61 enjoys laughs with friends.
Previous Awardee and former ILR Dean Dave Lipsky '61 enjoys laughs with friends.

 

(l to R) Special guest speakers included two students: Katherine Sawyers ’08 (VP, MILRSO), and Katelyn McClellan ’08 (Pres., SGA).
(Left to right) Special guest speakers included two students: Katherine Sawyers ’08 (VP, MILRSO), and Katelyn McClellan ’08 (Pres., SGA).

 

Dean Harry Katz gives his opening remarks.
Dean Harry Katz gives his opening remarks.

 

Chair of the Dean's Advisory Council, Nancy Hoffman '66 talks about the history of the Groat Award.
Chair of the Dean's Advisory Council, Nancy Hoffman '66 talks about the history of the Groat Award.

 

Lisa Hunter '77, President of the ILR Alumni Association, speaks to the history of the Alpern Award.
Lisa Hunter '77, President of the ILR Alumni Association, speaks to the history of the Alpern Award.

 

By all accounts, Paul Cole, this year’s Alpern Award recipient, enjoyed every moment of ILR Celebration 2007!
By all accounts, Paul Cole, this year’s Alpern Award recipient, enjoyed every moment of Celebration 2007!

 

Paul Cole (second from left) receives the 2007 Alpern Award.
Paul Cole (second from left) receives the 2007 Alpern Award.

 

Paul Cole gives acceptance remarks.
Paul Cole gives acceptance remarks.

 

Jay Waks '68 accepts the 2007 Groat Award.
Jay Waks '68 accepts the 2007 Groat Award.

 

Jay Waks '68 gives his acceptance speech.
Jay Waks '68 gives his acceptance speech.

 

Lynne and Paul Cole enjoy the Celebration 2007 program.
Lynne and Paul Cole enjoy the Celebration 2007 program.

 

Groat Awardee Jay Waks '68 reflects on the life of Judge William B. Groat.
Groat Awardee Jay Waks '68 reflects on the life of Judge William B. Groat.

 

Former Dean Ed Lawler is in deep conversation.
Former Dean Ed Lawler in deep conversation.

 

2007 Awardees Jay Waks '68 (left) and Paul Cole.
2007 Awardees Jay Waks '68 (left) and Paul Cole.

 

2007 Groat Awardee Jay Waks '68 (center) with student guest speakers.
(Left to right) Katherine Sawyers ’08, Jay Waks ’68, and Katelyn McClellan ’08.

 

Regina Duffey Moravek (left) shares laughs with recent alumni.
Regina Duffey Moravek (left) shares laughs with recent alumni.

 

Jerry Alpern ’49 (left) tells this year’s Alpern Award recipient, Paul Cole, the rest of the story.
Jerry Alpern ’49 (left) tells this year’s Alpern Award recipient, Paul Cole, the rest of the story.

 

2007 Alpern Awardee Paul Cole (center) and friends.
2007 Alpern Awardee Paul Cole (center) and friends.

 

ILR alumni and friends close out the evening.
ILR alumni and friends close out the evening.

 

YOUR ILR Alumni Affairs & Development Team: Kasi Dean, Janice Guthrie, Chris Crooker, and Paulette Manos.
Your ILR Alumni Affairs & Development Team: Kasi Dean, Janice Guthrie, Chris Crooker, and Paulette Manos.

 

(Left to right) Jay Waks '68, Norma Schwab, Stewart Schwab (Dean of the Cornell Law School), Susanne Bruyere, and Stephen Crane '60.
(Left to right) Jay Waks '68, Norma Schwab, Stewart Schwab (Dean of the Cornell Law School), Susanne Bruyere, and Stephen Crane '60.

 

Katelyn McClellan ’08, checks out the Groat Award (a Pyramid Block by Steuben Glass)…possibly with an eye on the future?
Katelyn McClellan ’08 admires the Groat Award (a Pyramid Block by Steuben Glass)…possibly with an eye on the future?


All photography by Janet Charles, 235 W. 75th St., New York, NY 10023.