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 2004 recipient is Otis M. Healy (50):

Otis M. Healy, founder of Troy Camp and a member of the Class of 1950, is the 2004 recipient of the Arnold Eddy Service Award.  Mr. Healy served as President of the USC Alumni Association in 1990-91 and was a member of the USC Board of Trustees from 1989 to 1995.  Previously, he had served as President of the USC Commerce Associates.  Prior to his graduation with a BS from the Marshall School of Business, Mr. Healy was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Squires, Knights and Blue Key.  As an undergraduate in 1948, he founded Troy Camp, a community project that took children from the surrounding neighborhood of South Central Los Angeles to camp for a week-long fun learning experience. Troy Camp has since grown to be a diverse student-run volunteer organization.  Mr. Healy has continued to support Troy Camp over the years.  Mr. Healy has a long background in the securities industry, serving from 1950 until 1976 at Dean Witter & Co. Incorporated, ultimately as a Director and Senior Vice President responsible for branch offices in the southern half of the United States.  From 1976 until his retirement in 1989, he served as a member of the Board of Directors and Senior Vice President of Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co., Inc. with full responsibility for all Western Region offices.