Each year, the Greensboro College Alumni Association presents three awards to outstanding alumni. Winners are announced after the February Alumni Board meeting, with the awards being presented the last Saturday of September during our annual Homecoming, Alumni and Family Weekend. Awards include:
The Distinguished Alumni Award
This award was established in 1966 to recognize alumni aged 35 and older who have (1) continually served the college in community and religious affairs and (2) demonstrated outstanding service or accomplishment in their personal or professional lives. The 2022 winner was Dr. Sharon D. Parker, Class of 1992.
The Alumni Excellence Award
Established in 1990, this award recognizes alumni aged 35 and older who have contributed outstanding service and achievement as humanitarians and/or professionals in their chosen endeavors. Service, commitment, integrity and success are the key measures of alumni excellence. The 2022 winner was Erik Naglee, Class of 2004.
The Young Alumni Award
This award was re-established in 2012 to recognize alumni younger than 35 years of age who have contributed outstanding service and achievement as humanitarians and/or professionals in their chosen endeavor. Service, commitment, integrity and success are the key measures of the Young Alumni Award. The 2022 winner was Briana Thomas, Class of 2015.
Nominations for the 2023 awards are being accepted through Feb. 28, 2023. Submit your nomination here.