Here is a rundown on where the 2014 winners of the honors pursued their college studies.
Visit PlaybillEDU.com to learn how you can follow in their footsteps. Individual school listings on the site are linked below. The 37th annual honors were bestowed Dec. 7 in a ceremony that is scheduled for broadcast Dec. 30 on CBS-TV.
Tom Hanks (Actor): California State University, Sacramento
Patricia McBride (Ballerina): School of American Ballet
Sting (Singer/Composer): Northern Counties College of Education
Lily Tomlin (Comedian/Actress): Wayne State University
Al Green (Singer): NA