2024 Gary Walters ’67 PVC Awards Banquet to be Held May 23rd

Each spring, the PVC celebrates the senior class with the year-end Gary Walters ’67 Princeton Varsity Club Awards Banquet. We are excited to honor the Princeton Athletics Class of 2024 on Thursday, May 23rd in Jadwin Gymnasium to kick-off Reunions Weekend. We look forward to being joined by families, friends, coaches, staff, alumni and our Team Around the Team for this special occasion.


Click here to view banquet highlights and photos from last year’s banquet.

TABLE SPONSORSHIPS – There will be multiple sponsorship opportunities available as part of this year’s Gary Walters ’67 PVC Awards Banquet (can be noted on RSVP card or by calling PVC at 609-258-8955):

  • All-American Table Sponsorship – $1,000, includes all eight seats, recognition in the event program and your table name prominently displayed on the table
  • All-Ivy Table Sponsorship – $500, includes two seats and recognition in the event program

PARKING INFORMATION – Parking will be available in the Stadium Drive Garage adjacent to Jadwin Gym (see map).

BANQUET AWARDS


Otto von Kienbusch Award 
Awarded annually to a Princeton senior woman of high scholastic rank who has demonstrated general proficiency in athletics and the qualities of a true sportswoman. Presented in memory of C. Otto v. Kienbusch ’06, friend and benefactor of women’s athletics at Princeton.
 
William Winston Roper Trophy 
Awarded annually to a Princeton senior man of high scholastic rank and outstanding qualities of sportsmanship and general proficiency in athletics. Presented by Mrs. William W. Roper and the Class of 1902.

Art Lane ’34 Award 
Awarded to an undergraduate athlete(s) in recognition of his or her selfless contribution to sport and society. Given in memory of Art Lane ’34 by friends and family.
 
Class of 1916 Cup 
Awarded each year to the Princeton varsity letterwinner who continuing in competition in his or her senior year achieved at graduation the highest academic standing. Given by the Class of 1916 on the occasion of its 50th reunion.

Chris Sailer Leadership Award
Given annually to senior student-athletes that demonstrate exceptional leadership and a commitment to serving others. Given by Lucy Small DeStefano ’99 S94 and Chris DeStefano ’94 S99 in honor of Chris Sailer, Hall-of-Fame women’s lacrosse coach at Princeton from 1987-2022.
 
Class of 1967 PVC Citizen-Athlete Award 
Presented by the Princeton Varsity Club for selfless and noble contributions to sport and society.
 
Marvin Bressler Award 
Awarded to that member of the Princeton family who, through heartfelt support of the University’s student-athletes and coaches, best embodies a belief in the lifelong lessons taught by competition and athletics as a complement to the overall educational mission. Awarded in the spirit of Marvin Bressler, professor of sociology, 1963-94.