The Coudert Institute periodically confers an award of excellence entitled Roots and Wings

Past recipients: 

Dr. Akbar Ahmed
Drs. Kathryn and French Anderson
Paul Goldberger
Rabbi Hillel Levine
Murray Gell-Mann
Newton Minow
Reverend James Morton
Robert A. M. Stern

The bronze sculpture titled,"Roots and Wings", was created by Palm Beach artist, Dr. Steven Rose. Dale Coudert explained that this sculpture,"...represents life when roots are developed through family, education, and environment; eventually evolving into wings of achievement.'"