Humanitarian Award

Established in 1996, the CHI Memorial Humanitarian Award honors members of the Chattanooga community by recognizing outstanding service and dedication to CHI Memorial and the community at large.


2015 Humanitarian Award recipients – Bettye and Fred Skillern and Jennifer Nicely, CHI Memorial Foundation Chief Development Officer.

Past award recipients include (ordered first to most recent):

  • H. Clay Evans Johnson
  • Sister Thomas de Sales
  • Dr. Pope Holliday
  • Dr. Joseph Lavecchia
  • Dr. Don Cannon
  • Hedy Davenport
  • Dr. Malcolm Daniel
  • James A. Davis
  • Jay & Kathleen Craven
  • Dr. Gus Graham
  • Dr. Charles A. Portera
  • Grant Law
  • Dr. Richard Lynn
  • Joan Frierson
  • Dr. Woodruff A. Banks, Jr.
  • Zan Guerry and the Inspired Heroes Campaign Leadership Team
  • Fred and Bettye Skillern

For more information about CHI Memorial's Humanitarian Award, call (423) 495-4151.

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