Woodman Award

The Woodman Award, presented at the spring luncheon, recognizes service to the club. The award is named after a former Board member and officer of the club, Ernie Woodman, and the choice is made by the Board. The recipient should not be a current member of the Board. The award may be, but is not required to be, given once a year.

Past recipients include:

  • 1988: Ernie Woodman
  • 1989: Bud DePlanche
  • 1990: Barbara Trojan
  • 1991: Gerry Bonette
  • 1992: Bob Lovelace
  • 1993: Carl Genske
  • 1994: Steve Hoffman
  • 1995: Don Hallor
  • 1996: Herman Weber
  • 1997: Rev. Terry Smith
  • 2002: Maynard Newton
  • 2003: Mark and Zelda Brown
  • 2005: Fred Model
  • 2009: Bill Austin
  • 2011: Ken Weber
  • 2012: Nancy Pickus
  • 2013: Bruce Madej
  • 2013: Ann Birkle (posthumous)
  • 2014: Jon Falk
  • 2016: Tom Elliott

Michigan Man Award

The Michigan Man Award "is presented to an outgoing senior from the past fall's football team, either graduated in December or (who) will be graduating in the near future. The award is given to a player, selected by the coaches, who has exemplified throughout his career at the University a dedication to academics, athletics and community service."

Past recipients include Jamie Morris (1988), Mark Messner (1989), and Desmond Howard (1992). More recent recipients include:

  • 2006: Jason Avant
  • 2007: LaMarr Woodley
  • 2008: Adam Kraus and Lloyd Carr
  • 2009: Will Johnson
  • 2010: Zoltan Mesko
  • 2011: Steve Schilling
  • 2012: Kevin Koger
  • 2013: Jordan Kovacs
  • 2014: Courtney Avery
  • 2015: Jake Ryan
  • 2016: Jehu Chesson