The Lewis Award Committee

The Lewis Award Committee has nine members and is comprised of parents and teachers from across the Diocese. The Bishop of Raleigh appoints the members from nominations made to him by the Lewis Award Committee, and members serve a term of four years. Monsignor Lewis, Anne Stahel, Chair Emeritus, and the Superintendent of Schools are permanent members of the Committee and serve in an ex officio capacity.

Lewis Committee

2022-2023 Lewis Award Committee Members

  • Keith Brown
  • Alex Bass
  • Lesley Ferguson (chair)
  • Rev. Chris Koehn
  • Susan Goethals
  • Cynthis Hanks
  • Msgr. Gerald L. Lewis
  • Joseph Poletti
  • Superintendent Lytia Reese
  • John Ruocchio
  • Anne Williams Stahel (chair emeritus)
  • Michelle Silva

For more about the selection process, please see the Lewis Award Recipients section.