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 2003 recipient is Linda Dean Maudlin
Linda Dean Maudlin is a 1961 graduate of USCís Marshall School of Business and a founding partner of Portfolio Partners, an investment group. She also serves as secretary/treasurer of Descolin, Inc., a commercial real estate development and management firm. A former high school teacher in the Lynwood Unified School District, Linda has volunteered her time and efforts to many causes in the community at large. She has been an active member of the Junior League of Los Angeles since 1969 and a sustaining member of that organization since 1980. A former president of USCís Alumni Association, she has been an active member since 1966, when she helped to found the Trojan Affiliates support group. Linda is a life member of Women of Troy and a Provost member of the USC Associates, and currently serves as Chair of the Dean Joan Metcalf Schaefer Scholarship Committee. A Trojan Tribute scholarship has been named in her honor. She is a recipient of the Alumni Associationís Alumni Service Award, the Fred B. Olds Support Group Award and the Womenís Athletics Helen of Troy Award. She served on the USC Board of Trustees from 1996 to 2001. She has been a member of the Society since 1986 and serves on the Skull and Dagger Foundation Scholarship Committee.