Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service

Common Wealth Award Of Distinguished Service

The Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished Service (or Common Wealth Awards) were created under the will of the late Ralph Hayes, an influential American business executive and philanthropist. Hayes conceived the awards to reward and encourage the best of human performance worldwide. Hayes served on the board of directors of PNC Bank, Delaware's predecessor banks from 1935 to 1965. Through the Common Wealth Awards, he sought to recognize outstanding achievement in eight disciplines: dramatic arts, literature, science, invention, mass communications, public service, government and sociology. The awards also provide an incentive for people to make future contributions to the world community.

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Common Wealth Award Of Distinguished Service - List of Honorees
... Peter Blau Austria Sociology 1982 Harold Prince United States Dramatic Arts Award-winning producer and director co-artistic director of the New Phoenix Repertory Company ... Athol Fugard South Africa Dramatic Arts Stephen Sondheim United States Dramatic Arts Award-winning stage musical and film composer lyricist ... Max Frisch Switzerland Literature Candy Lightner United States Public Service The organizer and founding president of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) ...

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