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Thompson Spirit Award perpetuates legacy of Auburn enthusiasm

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – A recent charitable gift to Auburn University will forever immortalize the love and enthusiasm shown for Auburn by alumna Debbie Thompson during her lifetime. The Debbie Thompson Spirit Award will celebrate those same traits best exhibited by the member of the university’s War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen organization selected as the award’s annual recipient.

The Debbie Thompson Spirit Award, created by her husband Michael Thompson and Auburn alumni Will Herring and Ashley Thompson Herring, honor the memory of Michael’s wife and Ashley’s mother Debbie. Mrs. Thompson, a 1976 graduate from Auburn’s College of Education, was well known for her campus involvement as an undergraduate.

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