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    The 2017 Alumni Awards


    King's College seeks nominations for awards honoring graduates who have distinguished themselves through exceptional achievement. Four awards are conferred upon alumni by the president of the College from among nominees solicited from the College community. Members of the faculty, staff and alumni assist the president in the selection process.

    Award Categories:

    The King's College Alumni Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement is awarded to an alumnus or alumna who has distinguished themselves through exceptional achievement.

    The Robert J. Ell Alumni Award for Outstanding Service to Alma Mater is conferred upon an alumnus or alumna for extraordinary service, dedication, and commitment to King's College.

    The King's College Alumni Award for Service to Society is conferred upon an alumnus or alumna who has distinguished themselves through selfless and caring personal commitment to benefit others.

    The Leo Award is conferred upon an alumnus or alumna within 15 years of their graduation who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in their professional or community activities. Named for the King's College mascot, it suggests the energy, pride and sense of purpose which the recipient personifies.

    With the exception of the Robert J. Ell Award for Outstanding Service to Alma Mater, alumni awards ordinarily will not be conferred upon current members of the College's faculty and staff, or upon alumni who serve on the board of directors or other advisory council. Click here to see a list of past recipients.

    Award Ceremony:

    The conferral of the awards by the King's College president, Rev. Jack Ryan, C.S.C., Ph.D., will take place during Commencement Weekend, May 20-21, 2017. Ordinarily, the recipient must be present to accept the award.

    Submit a nomination:

    Please send completed nomination forms or a brief description of the nominee and why he/she meets criteria described above to the King's College Alumni Relations and Annual Giving Office at awardnominations@kings.edu or to the address below. If possible, include the nominee's bio or resume and support materials.

    Deadline for nominations is March 1, 2017.

    Mail or email your nomination(s) to:

    Alumni Relations and Annual Giving Office
    King's College
    133 N. River Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
    awardnominations@kings.edu
    Questions? (570) 208-5880


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