Alex Munro To Recieve Stevens Award
Alex Munro, the executive director of the Thaddeus Stevens Foundation, will receive
the Thaddeus Stevens Award for promoting the memory of the Great Commoner at
the dinner at Lombardoâ€™s Restaurant on April 3. (See other article on annual
Munro, who oversees the alumni association for the Stevens College of Technology,
was instrumental in designing and raising the $162,000 for the first-ever Stevens
statue on the collegeâ€™s campus.
In previous years, the Society has given the award to Hans Trefousse, who wrote a
Stevens biography, Beverly Palmer, who collected Stevensâ€™s papers, William
Griscom, president of the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Donald Rhoads,
the author of the play about Thaddeus Stevens, Brad Hoch, the author of a book
about Stevensâ€™s life in Gettysburg, and Garrett Epps, who wrote about Thaddeus
Stevensâ€™s role in framing the Fourteenth Amendment.