Alumni Service Award

The Alumni Service Award recognizes an alumnus for the significant contribution of time and resources to Palm Beach Atlantic University or the community. The individual has been a graduate of the University for at least 10 years.

2015 Recipient

Jason Carlson '00/'05

A graduate of both PBA’s School of Arts and Sciences and the Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy, Dr. Jayson Carlson serves as pharmacy manager for Publix Pharmacy in Jensen Beach, Florida. Carlson earned his undergraduate degree in biology in 2000 and graduated from the pharmacy school in 2005. Prior to graduation from pharmacy school, he completed internships with Publix and Good Samaritan Medical Center. He remains active at his alma mater, both as a board member of the Gregory Leadership Council and as a preceptor for the pharmacy school, providing guidance to the University’s student interns. Also, he was on the Gregory School of Pharmacy’s retail pharmacy question-and-answer panel for four years. He also spent six years on the PBA Alumni Association’s board of directors, serving as its president from 2011 to 2012. Carlson has volunteered with the pharmacy school’s annual community health fair, and he has been involved with such events as the Walk for Life and the Saint Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. He also volunteered with the March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity and Children’s Place at Home Safe. In 2013, the Gregory School of Pharmacy presented Carlson with its Preceptor Servant Leader Award. Carlson and his wife, Estersita, live in Port St. Lucie. They are the parents of Christian, 9; Alexander, 7; Catalina, 4; and Adrianna, 3.

2014 Recipient

Jeffrey Bailey '93



2013 Recipient

Paul Giles '94



2012 Recipient

Robert Elliott '87


2011 Recipient

Ben Starling III ’92 


2010 Recipients

Ryan Chandley ’99/'02
& Kelly Queen Chandley '99



2009 Recipient

Delesa Hinkle Morris ’85




2009 Recipient

Bridgette Francis ’97




2008 Recipient

Beth Everett ’96




2008 Recipient

Perry Brown ’90





2006 Recipient

Freddie Cox Daughtridge '77





2006 Recipient

Patti Johnson Hovey '87 



Past Recipients

2005: Richard Grimm ‘83
2004: William Yarick ’72
2003: James Finch ’88
2002: Dr. Mary Outlaw '76
2001: Joe Windham '75
2000: Michael Lee '90
1999: Darden Daves '73
1997: Joy James Foster '75
1995: Gary Van Portfleet '74
1994: Jack Meeds '72
1993: Lew Leach '77
1992: Anne Garland Conner '75