The Albert B. "Buck" Gornto Jr. Regional Service Award
The recipient of this award must be a resident of Hampton Roads and someone who has shown outstanding commitment and service to this region of the Commonwealth. This award is named in honor of Albert B. "Buck" Gornto Jr. who was a 1957 graduate of Old Dominion and served on the University's Board of Visitors from 1970 - 1978. He died in 1992. The Albert Brooks Gornto Jr. Teletechnet Center was named in his memory in 1998.
Past Award Winners
- 2016 - T. Richard Litton Jr. and Audra Bullock
- 2015 - Gilbert Bland
- 2014 - Lisa Howard and Ashlynn Baker '06
- 2013 - Rev. Kevin Turpin, a pastor of New Life Providence Church and founder of the Life Enrichment Center
- 2012 - Robert Cross
- 2011 - Gary McCollum
- 2010 - Walter S. Segaloff
- 2009 - Mike Hughes
- 2008 - E. Dana Dickens III
- 2007 - G. Robert Aston, Jr.
- 2006 - Robert M. Rubin, DMD
- 2004 - Harvey L. Lindsay, Jr.
- 2003 - William K. Butler II
- 2002 - Joshua P. Darden Jr.
- 2001 - Joan D. Gifford
- 2000 - Thomas G. Johnson Jr.
- 1999 - Vincent J. Mastracco Jr.
- 1998 - James L. Eason
- 1997 - Barry E. DuVal
- 1996 - Robert J. O'Neill Jr., '73