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 2006 recipient is Joe Enloe ('60):

Leslie Joe Enloe (Class of 1960), along with his wife Joan, has been an active USC volunteer for over forty years primarily in the Northern California Bay Area. He has served as president and founding member of a number of alumni organizations, including the East Bay Alumni Club, the Contra Costa Alumni Club, and the Associated Alumni Clubs. He was elected president of the USC General Alumni Association in 1994 and served on the USC Board of Trustees from 1993 to 1998. He continues to serve as Chairman of the Bay Area SC Weekender.

Joe was born on a farm in Greenville, Illinois and may explain his uncanny likeness to President Abraham Lincoln. He attended college at Mt. SAC in Walnut, California. He graduated in pre-med in May 1955 with honors, while lettering in track and working in the evenings at the railroad docks in East Los Angeles. He was named Mt. SAC Alumnus of the Year in 1994.

He attended USC School of Medicine and graduated with his MD with honors, having served as President of the Student Body. He was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi and Alpha Omega Alpha. Upon graduation in 1960, he was selected for the Skull and Dagger Society.

Dr. Enloe spent four years in the Army Medical Corp and then was appointed Assistant Chief of Surgery at Kaiser Permanenteís Oakland Medical Center, where he served, ultimately as Chief of Surgery, until his retirement in September 2004. He is a member of many medical professional societies, including membership as a Fellow of both the American and International College of Surgeons.

In addition to the USC organizations mentioned above, he served, among others, as a member of the USC General Alumni Association Board of Governors from 1984 to 1992, as Chairman of the Northern California Regional Board from 2001 to 2005 and as a member of the Alumni presidentís Council since 2002. He received an USC Alumni Service award in 1987.

Joe is married to the former Joan Eleanor Rose (whom he met at USC and married in 1958) and they have four children (Leslie, Tracie, Sean and Gregory), three of whom attended USC, and nine grandchildren.