DBAN annually recognizes students for their contributions to the Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (BIPOC) communities at Davidson College and beyond. 

The DBAN award committee is currently accepting nominations for the Spring 2024 awardees. Please nominate students/peers who have demonstrated activism, advocacy, and distinguished service to the BIPOC community on campus and/or beyond. The committee welcomes nominations by alums, faculty, staff, current students as well as self nominations. The nomination deadline is March 10 at 11:59pm. 

Previous DBAN Award Recipients: 

  • 2023
    Nevaeh Angarita '26
    Prince Appiah '25
    Nyja Quash '24
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  • 2022
    Ronasia Duprat '25
    Nathanael Bagonza '24
    Nasir Jean-Paul '24
    Kennedy Petties '23
    Ebony Thomas '23
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  • 2021
    Kamryn Walker '24
    Jaelyn Taylor '22
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  • 2020
    Chineme Amechi ’22
    Jared Lindo ’21
    Caroline Djakuduel '23
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  • 2019
    Brianna Foster ’22
    Oge Ibida ’21
    Roy Toston ’20
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  • 2018
    Haleena Phillips '21
    Maurice Norman '20
  • Allen Clay '19
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  • 2017
    Bryonna Reed '20
    Alexander Dawes '19
    Jonathan Sheperd-Smith '18
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  • 2016
    Victor-Alan Weeks '19
    Dominique Samuels '18
    Jada Wiggleton-Little '17
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  • 2015
    Morgan Spivey '18
    Dara Ferguson '17
    Mahlek Pothemont '16
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  • 2014
    Melissa Hayban '17
    Nathaniel Walcott '16
    Joyelle Newton '15
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  • 2013
    Amani Carter '16
    Cidney Holiday '15
    Cameron Joe '14
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  • 2012
    Christi Moore '15
    Aminata Dumbuya '14
    Kaneisha Gaston '13
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  • 2011
    Nyelle Barley '14
    Vanessa Williams '13
    Jordan Starck '12
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  • 2010
    Adeyemi Mchunguzi '13
    Aria Halliday '12
    Brianna Butler '11
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  • 2009
    Shirley Akrasih '12
    Kiara Boone '11
    Darrell Scott '10

Please contact alumni@davidson.edu for more information on the DBAN award, to make a gift, or to volunteer with the award selection committee.