Lillian P. Budd Excellence in Service Award
Lillian P. Budd was an honor initiate of Theta Chapter in 1952. She was a published author, with a trilogy of books written in the 1950s about Swedish-American immigration. In 1956, she sponsored the creation of an annual award to the collegiate chapter with the best gerontology program and donated a silver coffee urn and tray to use as the traveling award. Mrs. Budd passed away in 1989.
Recognizes a chapter for participation in both national and local gerontology activities during the award year.
Phi, University of Rhode Island
Delta Iota, California State University, Chico
Epsilon Beta, University of New Orleans
Kappa Zeta, Elon University
Gamma Beta, Western Michigan University
Kappa Lambda, University of North Georgia