ALUMNI AWARDS

The Alumni Achievement Award
The Hanover College Alumni Achievement Award is the highest honor bestowed upon an alumna/us by the College. The award recognizes alumni who have enhanced the reputation of the college by distinguishing themselves with outstanding professional, personal achievements or those who have loyally dedicated their time and service to their alma mater. Learn more about the Awards Luncheon and/or submit a Nomination.

The Distinguished Young Alumni Award
Introduced in 2011, the Hanover College Distinguished Young Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed upon an alumna/us under the age of 40. The award recognizes alumni who have enhanced the reputation of the college by distinguishing themselves with outstanding professional achievement, civic leadership and/or service to Hanover College. Learn more about the Award Luncheon and/or submit a Nomination.

ALUMNI AWARD CRITERIA

  • Nominee must be a graduate of Hanover College
  • Nominee must have made significant contributions to their community, state and nation through professional service, public service and/or civic activities.
  • Nominee must be living
  • Nominee is not on the Board of Trustees
  • Nominee is not on the Alumni Leadership Council
  • Current faculty and staff of Hanover College are not eligible to receive this award.

SELECTION PROCESS

Nominations are accepted until July of each year and will be taken into consideration for the award selection process. Once the honoree(s) are selected, they will be presented with their award during the Alumni Award Luncheon which is held the first weekend in May.

All nominees are kept in the nomination process for three years and are reviewed annually during the fall semester. Honorees are selected by a committee convened by the Alumni Leadership Council and the President of Hanover College. The award is presented by the President in May at the Alumni Awards Luncheon. To submit a nomination, please complete each section of the form above. The nominator must provide all materials pertinent to the nomination. The Selection Committee will not conduct further research on behalf of any nominee.

VOLUNTEER AWARDS

The Eleanore Moyer Watts Award
This award recognizes volunteers who serve Hanover College whether they are alumni, faculty, staff, or community members. Nominations are currently being accepted.

athletic awards

The Hall of Fame Award
The Hall of Fame Award honors individuals who have served Hanover College intercollegiate athletics with distinction. Nominations are currently being accepted.