Joseph E. Stevens Award

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The Stevens Award was established in 1999 in honor of Joseph E. Stevens, Jr., a former President of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Judge Stevens served as a Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri from 1981-1995. He served as Chief Judge of the District from 1992-1995 and as president of the Missouri Bar Association from 1980-1981.

The Stevens Award is given to a Truman Scholar who is an attorney and has made significant contributions in public service and to the Truman Foundation. Nominees must: (1) currently be employed in public service, (2) have been selected as a Truman Scholar at least ten (10) years prior to the date of nomination, and (3) not be a previous Stevens Award recipient.

Stevens Awards Winners

David Adkins (KS, 81) – 1999

William Mercer (MT, 84) – 2000

Kevin Higgins (NV, 80) – 2001

Matthew Crowl (IA, 82) – 2002

Frederick Slabach (MS, 77) – 2003

Howard Hawk (AL, 78) – 2004

Steven Hanenson (IL, 86) – 2005

Not awarded – 2006

Neil Gorsuch (CO, 87) – 2007

Stacey Abrams (MS, 94) – 2008

Catherine Sheehan Bruno (DC, 89) – 2009

Margot Rogers (VA, 86) – 2010

Brooks Allen (CA, 96) – 2011 

Renee Stone (FL, 83) – 2012

Martina Vandenberg (CA, 88) – 2013

G. Murray Snow (NV, 82) - 2014