Garner Award

Dean Paul Garner International Friendship Award

Tuscaloosa Sister Cities International has awarded deserving individuals with the Garner Award since 1999.  The award is given biannually to an individual or group exemplifying international friendship.

Previous recipients of the award are: Dr. Ed Moseley, Rainer Albright, Tom & Virginia Joiner, Tuscaloosa’s International Friends, Charles & Flora Barnes, Ron and Judith Sawyer, Alvin P. DuPont, Dr. Malcolm Portera & Koichi Yamane, Dr. Chad Hilton, Dr. Marilyn Emplaincourt, Drs. Philip and Bunnie LaMoreaux, Greg & Verna Madrid, David & Linda Ford, and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox and Tuscaloosa City Councilmembers, Mayors of Narashino, Japan, Schorndorf, Germany and Sunyani-Techiman,Ghana, and Philip Kinard, our 2018 Garner Award recipient!