Irish Clover Award

Irish Clover Award and the Nancy J. Walsh Irish Clover Award

The Irish Clover Award is given to two outstanding members of the Notre Dame community for exemplary service to the student body. Prior to 2021, recipients could be any person from the Notre Dame community. Effective March 2021, one recipient shall be a student or alumnus, and the other shall be faculty, staff, or an administrator. The Irish Clover Award given to faculty, staff, or an administrator shall be named the Nancy J. Walsh Irish Clover Award, in honor of Student Government Secretary Nancy J. Walsh.

Year Irish Clover Award Recipient Nancy J. Walsh Irish Clover Award Recipient
2021 Sarah Galbenski Karen Kennedy
Year Irish Clover Award Recipient Irish Clover Award Recipient
2020 Elizabeth Boyle Patrick McGuire
2019 Corey Gayheart Kim Miller
2018 Becca Blais Rev. Don LaSalle, S.M.M.
2017 Louis Bertolotti Jessica Pedroza
2016 Bryan Ricketts John Ritschard
2015 Hermona Abera Katherine Wood
2014 Nancy Joyce Juan Rangel
2013 Andrew Alea Kathleen Rose
2012 David Prentkowski Claire Sokas
2011 Kevin Kimberly
  • Emily Lestrange
  • Mariah McGrogan
2010 Rachel Roseberry Cynthia Weber
2009 Karen Koski Keri Kei Shibata
2008 Josh Berlo Elizabeth Brown
2007 Brian Coughlin Elizabeth Shappell
2006 Dave Baron Vijay Ramanan
2005 James Leito
  • Karsten Steinhauser
  • Nancy Walsh
2004 Emily Chin Kaitlyn Redfield
2003 Cappy Gagnon Katherine Walsh
2002 Jonathan Jorissen Rev. Don McNeill, C.S.C.
2001 Roger Allee John Osborn
2000 Matthew Doherty
  • Michael Downs
  • Leo Svete
1999 Mark Massoud
  • Kathleen Royer
  • Br. Bonaventure Scully, C.F.X.
1998 David Prentkowski Matthew Szabo
1997 Brendan Kelly
  • James Paladino
  • Robert Zerr
1996 Kevin Kuwik Rev. Richard Warner, C.S.C.
1995 Bridget Conley Ava Preacher
1994 Dr. Roger Schmitz Ellen Zahren
1993 Michael Griffin Dr. William Sexton
1992 Charles Lennon
  • Katherine Pamenter
  • Karen Stohr
  • Rev. Richard Warner, C.S.C.
1991 Phil Johnson Gina Mahony
1990 Victor Krebs
  • Dr. Peter Lombardo
  • Melissa Smith
  • Guy Weismantel
1989 Joan Hamill
  • Joe McKenna
  • Dan Walsh
1988 Br. Francis Gorch, C.S.C.
  • Brian Holst
  • Michael Jaeger
1987 Joan Cahill
  • Norman Muller
  • Louise Nye
1986 Gerry Faust
  • Kevin Hurley
  • Margaret Linhart
1985 William Hickey Doug Wurth