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Alumni Awards

Each year the Alumni Association recognizes outstanding alumni and staff or faculty for their commitment and contributions to their community, their profession, the College, and the Benedictine values that continue to guide the work of the Saints Community. Recognizing alumni is the most prestigious honor the College bestows.

Take a moment to learn more about our current awardees and please consider nominating an outstanding Saint for one of our five Alumni Awards. Deadlines:

  • March 1st - Sister Ann Edward Scanlon Award, Sister Alice Lamb Award, Sister Timothy Kirby Benedictine Spirit Award, and Scholastica Inspiration Award (presented at the Annual All-Saints Reunion)
  • August 1st - Young Alumni Award (presented during Homecoming)
  • September 15th - First Gen Alumni Award (presented during the Tri-Alpha Induction Ceremony in November)

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This award honors alumni, who like Sister Ann Edward Scanlon, demonstrate dedication to improving their communities, and through this dedication or in addition to it, show exceptional commitment to the College.

Emily Larson photo   Sister Ann Edward Scanlon
2019 Sister Ann Edward Scanlon Award winner - The Honorable Mayor Emily Larson '95   Sister Ann Edward Scanlon

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View Past Recipients of the Sister Ann Edward Award

This award honors alumni who are well established in their careers, contribute significantly to their professions, and maintain enduring commitment to the College.

Danika Brinda Photo   Sister Alice Lamb
2019 Sister Alice Lamb Award winner -  Dr. Jess McCullough '05   Sister Alice Lamb

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View Past Recipients of the Sister Alice Lamb Award

This award honors alumni who credit the College by way of their professional achievements, and exemplify the Benedictine Values of Respect, Hospitality, Stewardship, Love of Learning, and Community.

Bernadette Bedor Keldermans   Sister Timothy Kirby
2019 Sister Timothy Kirby Benedictine Spirit Award winner - Melissa Graf Riebel '84   Sister Timothy Kirby

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View Past Recipients of the Sister Timothy Kirby Award

This award honors faculty or staff whose interest and concern for students have positively influenced the student community.

2019 Scholastica Inspiration Award Elliott Johnston
2019 Scholastica Inspiration Award winner - Elliott Johnston.

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View Past Recipients of the Scholastica Inspiration Award

This award honors alumni under age 40 who support the College with their time and/or talent and/or treasure, exhibit high achievement levels early in their careers, and live out the Benedictine values through service to others.

2019 Young Alumni Award Winner Mike Kovala and his family with President Barbara McDonald
2019 Young Alumni Achievement Award winner - Mike Kovala '08 (MS '16) and his family with President Barbara McDonald.

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View Past Recipients of the Young Alumni Achievement Award

This award honors a first-generation alumna/us whose strengths, resiliency and lived experiences positively contributed to the St. Scholastica community.

2020 First Gen Alumni Awardee LaCora Kesti
2020 First Gen Alumni Award winner - LaCora (Bradford) Kesti '10.

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