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Alumni Awards

Earlham College presents alumni awards each year to Earlhamites who have demonstrated excellence or achievement in a chosen career, service to the College, active participation in service and volunteer organizations or service to the Society of Friends, or outstanding achievement in athletics. These honors include the Outstanding Alumni Award, Distinguished Service Award, and induction into the Earlham College Athletics Hall of Fame

See the full list of award recipients throughout the years.


New Award for Young Alumni

The College is happy to add the Outstanding Young Alumni Award to the current slate of available recognitions. Recipients of this award must be nominated while at the age of 35 or under. This distinction may be awarded to groups as well as individuals who have distinguished themselves in various ways early in their post-graduate life. Nominate someone for the Outstanding Young Alumni Award.

2019 Honorees

In 2019, the College was pleased to honor Avis Stewart `74 as the recipient of Earlham's 2019 Outstanding Alumni Award, and Stephen Heiny and Charles Meyer `69 as recipients of the Distinguished Service Award. Read their bios.

Karman Duchon `11 (women's soccer), John Guthrie `64 (men's soccer), Fintje Lehman `93 (women's lacrosse/women's soccer) and Chris Shaw `10 (football/men's track & field) will be the newest inductees into the Earlham College Athletics Hall of Fame. Read their bios.



Outstanding Alumni, Outstanding Young Alumni and Distinguished Service Awards

The Alumni Council is currently accepting nominations for the 2021 Alumni Awards. Please submit your nomination by December 31 to be considered for the following year's awards ceremony.

Athletics Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame Selection Committee is currently accepting nominations for inductees. Please submit your nomination by March 15 to be considered for that year's awards ceremony.

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