The William Richardson Davie Award was established by the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill at the meeting of June 22, 1984.

Recipient:

Charles Milton Shaffer
Albert Coates
Hargrove “Skipper” Bowles
J. Norman McCaskill
William Brantley Aycock
Archibald Kimbrough Davis
Thomas Jackson White, Jr.
Frank Hawkins Kenan
Howard Holderness
Edward Michael O’Herron
Bowman Gray, III (posthumously)
Ernest Warriner Williamson
J. Scott Cramer
Sarah Virginia Dunlap
Bernard J. Flatow
William C. Friday
Anne E. Queen
J. Carlyle Sitterson
Arnold K. King
George Watts Hill, Sr.
C. Knox Massey, Sr.
John A. Tate, Jr.
Frank B. Hanes, Sr. & Barbara Lasater Hanes
Ralph N. Strayhorn, Jr.
J. Maryon “Spike” Saunders
James G. Exum, Jr.
Margaret T. Harper
Lloyd M. Jard
Thomas W. Lambeth
Anne W. Cates
Hugh M. Morton, Sr.
William J. Armfield, IV
Irwin Belk
Hugh L. McColl, Jr.
Julian H. Robertson, Jr.
Elizabeth S. Dowd
Robert C. Eubanks, Jr.
Howard N. Lee
Sherwood H. Smith, Jr.
Timothy B. Burnett
Paul J. Rizzo
Marc Basnight
Thomas Stephen Kenan III
Maurice John Koury
William Octavius McCoy
Earl Norfleet Phillips, Jr.
Anthony Eden Rand
Max Carroll Chapman, Jr.
Gladys Hall Coates
Thomas Francis Kearns, Jr.
Charles Milton Shaffer, Jr.
Charles Kuralt (posthumously)
John Lassiter Sanders
John Williams Harris
David Livingstone Ward, Jr.
Ann Lewallen Spencer
James Millis, Sr.
Paul Fulton
Raymond Dawson
Carmen Hooker Buell
Michael Hooker (posthumously)
Edward Hooper Hardison
Richard Hampton Jenrette
George Harvey Johnson
Woody Durham
James Andrew Harrell, Sr.
Ben M. Jones III
R. Charles Loudermilk, Sr.
Erskine Boyce Bowles
John Woodfin Burress, III
Walter Royal Davis
Edward Calvin Smith, Jr.
N. Ferebee Taylor
Christopher C. Fordham III
Henry E. Frye
Elizabeth Price Kenan——Declined
James G. Kenan III———Declined
C. Dixon Spangler, Jr.
Mary Anne Dickson
Dr. William R. Jordan
Dean E. Smith
Van L. Weatherspoon
Harvey Elliott Beech
Paul Hardin
William Burwell Harrison, Jr.
James Graham Kenan III——Declined
Charles McKimmon Winston, Sr.
Marjorie Buckley
Donald W. Curtis
Frank A. Daniels, Jr.
Richard (Dick) J. Richardson
Alan T. Dickson
Leonard G. Herring
James E.S. Hynes
Allen B. Morgan, Jr.
The Honorable Melvin L. Watt
J. Joseph Hackney
Willard Joseph Overlock, Jr.
George Kennedy Thompson
Patricia Timmons-Goodson
Vaughn & Nancy Bryson
Peter Grauer
C. Knox Massey, Jr.
James H. Winston
Frederic Neville Eshelman
Richard Krasno
Beverly Eaves Perdue
Richard T. (Stick) Williams
Linda Garrou
Dennis Gillings
James Moeser
Richard Stevens
Joan Gillings
Bernadette Gray-Little
Luther H. Hodges, Jr.
Nelson Schwab
Barbara Fordham
Julia Sprunt Grumbles
Barbara Hardin
Brenda Kirby
Sara McCoy
Susan Moeser
Diane Taylor
Hugh McAllister
Karol Mason
Roger Perry
David Frey
Betty Kenan——-Declined