The Distinguished Alumni Award is conferred annually at a signature event that celebrates the awardees’ achievements. The 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards were conferred on Friday, April 11. This year’s recipients are Norman “Norm” B. Kellum, Jr. (’59, JD ’65, P ’96) and James “Jim” T. Williams, Jr. (’62, JD ’66, P ’89, P ’92).
New Bern, NC
He’s a community man devoted to the people of eastern North Carolina. As an attorney, Norm Kellum (’59, JD ’65, P ’96) has distinguished himself as a community champion of education, health care, legal professional development and the armed services.
His early years as a Demon Deacon were spent on the gridiron of Bowman Gray Stadium. Since then, Jim Williams (’62, JD ’66) has built a reputation of excellence among the North Carolina legal professionals, consistently invested his time in the Wake Forest community and unabashedly spread the spirit of Pro Humanitate.