Senator Shelby to Receive 2019 Sam W. Pipes Distinguished Alumnus Award

December 5, 2018

The 2019 Alabama Law Alumni Society Banquet is scheduled for Friday, February 1, at The Florentine in downtown Birmingham. The banquet will honor U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (‘63) as the recipient of the 2019 Sam W. Pipes Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Senator Shelby was first elected to the Senate in 1986 and is currently in his sixth term. He is Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations. He is a senior member on the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee and the Committee on Rules and Administration. He also serves on the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Prior to his election in the U. S. Senate, Senator Shelby served four terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and eight years in the Alabama legislature.

All alumni are invited to attend the Banquet. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Cindy Rice at