Reunion Giving Trophies

A little competition always makes things more interesting! The honors listed below are for the 15th-50th reunion classes and are announced and awarded during the Generals' Assembly on the Saturday morning of Alumni Weekend. The assembly is always a moving event evidencing great loyalty, generosity, and support for Washington and Lee.

  • The Colonnade Cup
    Outstanding Class Gift
    Awarded to the reunion class with the largest Annual Fund contribution, including reunion year commitments and future pledges (up to five years).
  • The Trident Trophy
    Exceptional Class Participation
    Awarded to the reunion class with the highest percentage of members participating in the Annual Fund.
  • The John Newton Thomas Trophy
    Outstanding Increase in Support
    Awarded to the reunion class with the largest percentage increase in Annual Fund commitments over last year.
  • The Reunion Bowl
    Phenomenal Overall Class Registration
    Awarded to the class with the highest percentage of the class registered for reunion.
  • The Reunion Trophy
    Exceptional Registration Numbers
    Awarded to the class with the largest number of classmates registered for the reunion.

These prestigious trophies reside in the Hotchkiss House on campus.