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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

Alumni awards accepting nominations

The Alumni Council is currently accepting nominations for the 2022 Alumni Awards. Please submit your nomination by Dec. 31 to be considered for the following year’s awards ceremony.

Athletics Hall of Fame accepting nominations

The Hall of Fame Selection Committee is currently accepting nominations for inductees. Please submit your nomination by Dec. 31 to be considered for that year’s awards ceremony. View criteria for the award here.

2021 Award Honorees

In 2021, the College is pleased to honor Lauren North ’09 as the recipient of Earlham’s 2021 Outstanding Young Alumni Award, Peter V. Johnson ’71 as a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award (posthumous) and Jessica Rettig ’91 as a recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Award. Read their bios below.

Jocelyn Keller ’08-’11 (women’s soccer) and Adam Van Zee ’09-’13 (men’s tennis) were the newest inductees into the Earlham College Athletics Hall of Fame.

View past award winners

Learn more about past alumni award winners and read their bios.

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