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Distinguished Alumnus Award Criteria


The Distinguished Alumnus Award is a means to recognize alumni of Snow College for outstanding professional and personal achievements. The award consists of an individual plaque and recognition presented at a special breakfast during Homecoming each year. Honorees and their family members are also invited to ride in the Homecoming Parade.


Any former student who received a degree or certificate from Snow College is eligible for the award.


Candidates will be recognized for their accomplishments in their career field and/or contributions to the community through public service. Nominees should meet the following criteria to be considered for the award:

  • A nominee must be a graduate of Snow College (certificate or degree).

  • A nominee should inspire excellence in others by serving as a role model.

  • A nominee should be recognized for significant career contributions and/or achievement.

  • A nominee should have accomplished a long-lasting impact on business and/or community.

  • A nominee should demonstrate visible commitment to the well-being of the local area, state, nation or world.

    Nomination Requirements 

    A completed nomination packet must be submitted before a nominee can be considered for the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award. The following documents are to be included in the nomination packet:

  • A completed nomination form

  • A summary résumé of the nominee or a cover letter describing why the nominee is a distinguished alumnus

  • A brief statement describing how the nominee’s life has been shaped by a community college education


    The Awards Committee will review nominations and vote on the recipient(s). The Awards Committee reserves the right not to select a recipient each year.


    All nomination materials must be postmarked or received in the Snow College Foundation Office (Noyes Building) no later than April 30th to be considered for that year.