Donors contributed a collective $31.2 million during the fiscal year that ended June 30.
They include (from left) Lauren Jenkins, Nicole Gevers, Leslie Jackson, Anta Kane and Brendan McCoy.
All of the honorees have maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average throughout their academic careers.
“I’d rather be a failure than a quitter,” Ballard said. “You can never quit in life. You have to have a goal."