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Arnold Eddy Volunteer Service Award

In 1992, in honor of Arnold Eddy, who served as Permanent Master of the Society from 1942 to 1955, the Skull and Dagger Society established the Arnold Eddy Volunteer Service Award. The award is presented annually at the Initiation Breakfast to a current member of the Society who has demonstrated exemplary volunteer service to the University of Southern California.

The 2002 recipient is George N. Boone

Dr. Boone is a member of the Board of Trustees and served as President of the USC Alumni Association during 1989-1990.  He and his wife Mary Lou have supported the School of Dentistry by establishing the George and Mary Lou Boone Chair in Craniofacial Molecular Biology and have supported the arts by establishing the Mary Lou and George Boone Gallery in the Huntington Library.  He is currently a member of the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Board of Councilors and the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies Advisory Board.  He has served on numerous advisory boards for the schools of dentistry, medicine and fine arts.

Following a successful career as an orthodontist, he organized George Boone Associates, a Southern California real estate and development firm.  He currently serves as president of the Boone Foundation.  He is a former lecturer in the orthodontic program and remains a member of the dental school faculty, leading seminars on business management.