Eugene E. Dawson, Jr. has been presented with the inaugural Eugene Dawson Presidential Leadership Award by the Colorado Gerontological Society. From this year forward, the award will be given to distinguished recipients who have made an exemplary contribution to Colorado seniors. The ceremony took place at the Society’s annual meeting in Denver. The Society has provided information, advocacy and assistance to Colorado seniors since 1980.
Eugene Dawson received a doctoral degree in social science from the Maxwell School in 1977.