Hanover College recognizes alumni through four prestigious awards. The Alumni Achievement Award, which honors alumni accomplishments in professional achievement, service to community, and service to Hanover College. The Eleanore Watts Moyer Volunteer Award recognizes volunteers who serve Hanover College whether they are alumni, faculty, staff, or community members. The Hall of Fame Award honors individuals who have served Hanover College intercollegiate athletics with distinction. And, new in 2011, the Distinguished Young Alumni Award, which honors alumni and alumna under the age of 40 who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement, civic leadership and/or service to Hanover College.