Public Service Awards

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Honorary Doctor of Public Service Degree

Awarded December 1986 to His Eminence Archbishop Iakovos by the University of Florida
(nominated by the Center for Greek Studies)

Distinguished Public Service Awards

Hon. Paul N. Pappas, Jacksonville
Secretary of Transportation, State of Florida
Hon. Michael Bilirakis, Palm Harbor
United States Congressman
Hon. John P. Rousakis, Savannah, GA
Mayor of Savannah
Hon. Alec P. Courtelis, Miami
Chairman, Board of Regents of the State University System of Florida
Michael G. Cantonis, Tarpon Springs
Philanthropist and Business Leader
Angelos Langadas, Boca Raton
Engineer and Philanthropist

Distinguished Cultural Arts Awards

Dimitri Tzaras, Tarpon Springs
Song writer, clarinetist, recording artist
Theodore Alevizos, Boston and Jupiter
Balladeer, publisher of Greek folk music
John Gianaros, Tarpon Springs
Band leader, accordionist, song writer, publisher of Greek music

Socratic Awards

Dr. Aristotle Michopoulos, Boston
Dean and Professor, Hellenic College
Dr. Pangratios Papacosta, Chicago
Professor of Columbia College

“Golden Greek” Awards

(To University of Florida Atheletes of Hellenic Origin)
(Awards presented October 3, 1997 at special ceremony)
Nicholas I. Arfaras 1958-60 Football
Greg Barrow 1980 Football
John B. Barrow (All American) 1953-56 Football
Joe Bekiris 1967 Baseball
James Balikes 1946 Football
Christian Banalcas 1946 Baseball
Kelly Carvallis 1996-97 Track & Field
Nick Cheronis (Coach) 1996-97(coached) Volleyball
Nick Damalas 1990 Track & Field
Nick Fotiou 1969 Basketball
Danielle Fotopoulos (All American) 1996-97 Soccer
Steve Georgiadis 1989-90 Baseball
Jimmy S. Kalamaras 1979-82 Football
Mike J. Karaphillis 1953 Football
Michael Koulianos 1996-97 Golf
Chris Likes, Track & Field
Sam H. Mack 1961-62 Football
Nick Maniotis 1978-79 Baseball
Nick Moraitis 1992 Baseball
Billy Nanos 1984 Football
GeorgeNicholas 1980s Football
Stephanie Nickitas (National Champion) 1996-99 Tennis
Carolyn Pappas 1977-79 Gymnastics
Geoff T. Pappas 1985-88 Football
Jack L. Pappas 1950-51 Football
Louis J. Pappas 1970s Football
Andrea Politis 1976-77 Gymnastics
Ramona Saradakis 1996-99 Track & Field
George Sarris I952-54 Football
Minas Sarris 1953-54 Basketball
Johnny Tringas 1952-54 Basketball
Thomas Vangelas 1945 Football, Baseball
Jon Xynidis (National Champion) 1995-96 Football
Nick C. Miaoulis 1961, B.S. in Pharmacy “Greatest Greek Gator”