Alumni Awards



Each year, the Marietta College Alumni Association, (MCAA), gathers at Homecoming to recognize deserving Pioneers for the following awards:


Hall of Honor - Distinguished Alumnus/a Award - Outstanding Young Alumnus/a Award - Liz Tribett MCAA Service Award - Honorary Alumnus/a Award


At Homecoming 2016, we recognized...

Hall of Honor — Margaret Bird ’58

Hall of Honor — Leonard “Randy” Randolph ’65

Distinguished Alumna — Jacquelen Smith `61

Distinguished Alumnus — Donald Knechtges ’64

Outstanding Young Alumna — Jerry Tardivo Alcoser ’02
Outstanding Young Alumnus — Nicholas Gehlfuss ’07
Liz Tribett MCAA Service Award — Reginald Sims ’75 and Jon Wendell ’68

Honorary Alumna — Joyce Pennington

If you know a deserving Pioneer, please use the form below to nominate them today!

Criteria for the awards are as follows -

Hall of Honor

The MCAA Hall of Honor celebrates the most outstanding accomplishments of Marietta College alumni. Members exemplify extraordinary characteristics that reflect the very best of the Marietta experience by:

  • accomplishments in their profession,
  • service to the College,
  • service to their community and/or
  • contribution to humanity.

Induction in the Hall of Honor is the highest honor bestowed by the Marietta College Alumni Association.

View Hall of Honor Members by Induction Year

Distinguished Alumnus/a Award

Presented to an alumnus/a who has achieved significant accomplishments, made outstanding contributions in his or her field, or has distinguished himself or herself through service to the community, state, or nation.

Outstanding Young Alumnus/a Award

Presented to alumnus/a who has graduated 15 years ago or less, who has made significant accomplishments in business or professional life and/or who has rendered outstanding service to the College or the MCAA.

Honorary Alumnus/a Award

Presented to an individual who is not an alumnus/a, but has given specific and meritorious service on behalf of the quality and advancement of the College and the MCAA.

MCAA Board of Directors

Alumni may be nominated to serve as members of the Marietta College Alumni Association Board of Directors representing the interests and concerns of fellow Pioneers and acting in an advisory role to the College and Office of Alumni Relations.

Liz Tribett MCAA Service Award

Presented to anyone considered deserving of recognition for service to Marietta College.

Award Nomination Form

If you would like to nominate one of your fellow Pioneers for one of the MCAA's awards, please complete the form below and submit it to the Office of Alumni Relations. Your nomination will be forwarded to the MCAA Board for consideration. Should your nomination be received AFTER the deadline, it will be forwarded to the file for the next year and review at that time.

Thank you for taking the time to help strengthen The Long Blue Line!

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