AGG Partner Jeffrey Y. Lewis received the 2012 Alumnus Service Award from The Westminster Schools, a prestigious center of learning in Atlanta.
Mr. Lewis graduated from Westminster in 1973, then went on to attend college and law school at the University of Georgia.
At Westminster, Mr. Lewis was a member of the National Honor Society and won the American Association of Teachers of German award for Georgia, and the Hull Trophy as the outstanding junior in the Boys School.
Mr. Lewis was a two-sport state champion in football and wrestling, set a school record in the discus that stood for 21 years, and was inducted into Westminster’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 1978. At UGA he played on the SEC Champion football team.
Mr. Lewis also was an accomplished thespian at Westminster, playing Sky Masterson in “Guys and Dolls.”
He has been a committed volunteer and supporter of his alma mater, serving on Westminster’s Alumni Governing Board, of which he was co-president during the 2005-06 school year.
Mr. Lewis came up with idea for Beyond the Gates, Westminster’s Distinguished Speaker Series. He also has worked tirelessly to raise money for the school and was a member of the Trustee Development Committee during the 2005-06 school year.
Mr. Lewis has led efforts to organize his class’s milestone reunions, the 1973 State Wrestling Championship Team Reunion, the “Rutledge” and 1971 State Championship Football Team Reunions, and the 2004 and 2011 Performing Arts Reunions.
He and Kathleen Lewis are the parents of Rosalee, who graduated from Westminster in 2009, and Ben.