Alumnus of the Year Open or Close
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Darryl Sharp, Sr.
Northern Virginia Chapter
Darryl is an invaluable asset to VSU, a highly decorated veteran of 23 years, an active leader with the Northern Virginia Chapter of VSU Alumni Association (NOVA) and Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
LTC (Ret) Sharp is a military graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from VSU in 1990 and holds a Masters of Procurement and Acquisition Management degree from Webster University in 2009. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Infantry in 1989 and retired from the military in 2014. He served in various positions of leadership and excelled at each rank. His last assignment was a Staff Officer in the Army G4 at the Pentagon.
His military awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (w/3 oak leaf clusters) and Army Commendation Medal (w/4 oak leaf clusters). He has received over 23 medals for his service to our country.
His service to VSU is admirable and an excellent example of our graduates. He is Vice President of NOVA Alumni Chapter where he is responsible for winning the 2013 National Medium Chapter award. He spearheaded the NOVA winning several major awards (VSU 2014 President of the Year, VSU 2016 Large Chapter). He takes the lead on many initiatives, especially student recruitment. With few exceptions, he has attended every student recruitment event in his area. Darryl brought his military intelligence and training to the Alumni Association. He has helped to instill a deep sense of pride and camaraderie among the members.
Darryl exemplifies the support HBCUs need from its alumni, by giving his time, talents and treasure. In fact he was inducted in the 2016 VSU ROTC Hall of Fame.
Chapter of the Year Open or Close
Small Size Chapter - Varsity Club Chapter
Medium Size Chapter - Dinwiddie County Chapter
Large Size Chapter - Chesterfield County Chapter
Chapter President of the Year Open or Close
Dr. Robert Bracey, III (Awarded Posthumously)
Former President, VSUAA-Hanover Chapter
Linette Crenshaw Camp
President, VSUAA-Chesterfield Chapter
Board Member of the Year Open or Close
No Award Given
Orange and Blue Award Open or Close
Varsity Club Chapter
Tiana SuberNorthern Virginia Chapter
Young Trojan Award Open or Close
VSUAA-Northern Virginia Chapter