Messenger - Vol. 2, No. 2, Page 29 Winter 1993 Three colleges honor outstanding alumni The Agricultural Alumni Association awarded Henry P. Wilson, Delaware '63, '65M, a nationally recognized weed scientist and professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the 1992 George M. Worrilow Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture. A resident of Belle Haven, Va., Wilson is well known for applying research-based knowledge to practical agricultural problems. * * * The College of Human Resources recently recognized two alumnae, LaVera Leonard, Delaware '71, '78M, vice president for corporate affairs with Home Builders Institute in Washington, D.C., and Mona Boyd Browne, Delaware '83, president of Nutrition Communication Services. Leonard, who lives in Alexandria, Va., received the Outstanding Alumna Award for her significant professional accomplishments and dedicated service to the community. Leonard helped bring together the first national coalition of advocacy organizations, churches, government agencies and concerned builders for the first national homeless symposium. Browne received the college's Outstanding Young Professional Award for significant achievements in her career. A resident of New York City, she is a contributing editor for Ladies' Home Journal and has written for several other magazines, including Redbook, Health, American Health, Longevity and Parenting. She also was selected as 1991 Young Dietitian of the Year by the American Dietetic Association (AD). * * * In recognition of professional excellence and personal achievements, four graduates were honored with the Business and Economics Alumni Award of Excellence by the college's alumni association. Henri L. Bertuch, Delaware '54, of Oyster Bay Cove, N.Y., is president of DVC Industries Inc. and Corpex Banknote Co. Under Bertuch's guidance, DVC Industries experienced tremendous growth through successful acquisitions and expanded with offices in four states. With his wife, Rhoda, Bertuch gave a gift of $53,000 to the college in 1989 to be used for graduate fellowships and departmental enrichment activities. G. Dallas Green, Delaware '56, joined the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team management in 1968 and was manager of the 1980 Phillies' World Series championship club. In 1981, he returned to the University to complete his bachelor's degree. Green went on to become general manager of the Chicago Cubs and later served as manager of the New York Yankees. He served on the fund-raising campaign steering committee for the Bob Carpenter Center and was awarded the University's Medal of Distinction at the center's dedication in October. Green lives in West Grove, Pa. Stephen M. Mockbee, Delaware '73, of Wilmington is founder, president and chief executive officer of Bancroft Construction Co. Under his direction, the firm has grown into a major Delaware company whose more significant projects have included the Du Pont Co.'s Stine Lab materials handling facility, the Ashland Nature Center and Cossart Creek Custom Homes. Leonard W. Quill, Delaware '58, '66M, of Wilmington is chairperson, chief executive officer and president of Wilmington Trust Co. A 34-year veteran, Quill previously was senior vice president of the commercial lending department. Under his leadership, the company became the largest commercial lender in the state.