Alix T. Thorne & Schooner Harvey Gamage Foundation
Award Year: 1998
Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Maritime Education
The Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Maritime Education, established in 1995, is presented in recognition of outstanding educational programs that foster greater awareness of our maritime heritage. The award is named after broadcaster Walter Cronkite, who served as chair of the Maritime Education Initiative and overseer for the Society for decades.