Distinguished and Young Alumni
Award Ceremony

Friday, April 22, 2016; 5:30 p.m.

The Distinguished Alumni Awards and Young Alumni Awards are presented through a combined ceremony in the spring on Albion College's campus. This honorable event allows the College to recognize and showcase noteworthy achievements alumni have made in the years since graduating. The honorees of these prestigious awards characterize eminent success through personal or career accomplishments, have made great contributions to society, or displayed efforts that advance and positively impact Albion College as a whole.

2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

2016 Young Alumni Award Recipients

  • Albion College Young Alumni Award recipient Amanda Millhouse, '07Amanda Millhouse, ’07
    Vertebrate Paleontology
    Collections Specialist

    Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
    Washington, D.C.
  • Albion College Young Alumni Award recipient Doug Richmond, '06Doug Richmond, ’06
    Science Teacher
    KIPP Academy
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Albion College Young Alumni Award recipient Alyssa Wong, '09Alyssa Wong, ’09
    Health Scientist–Country Officer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Atlanta, Georgia

Please join us in honoring this year’s recipients!

5:30 p.m. Reception; 6:15 p.m. Ceremony and Dinner

The combination of the two ceremonies allows both recent graduates, as well as other exceptional alumni, to be acknowledged for their distinguished service while also demonstrating pride for their alma mater. The Distinguished and Young Alumni Award is significant to Albion College and the future success of our institution because the alumni who have achieved such successes serve as extraordinary role models for future Albion College students.

Location: Upper Baldwin Hall, Albion College.

To indicate your attendance and receive a complimentary meal, call 517/629-0448 or email  by Friday, April 8, 2016. Registrations received after April 8 will be charged $50 per adult/$15 per child (9 years of age or younger); 3 and under are free; cash bar.

Distinguished Alumni Award Information

Each year, Albion College presents the Distinguished Alumni Awards to alumni who have distinguished himself or herself professionally and through service to Albion College. The purpose of the Distinguished Alumni Award is to publicly recognize alumni for distinguished personal and career accomplishments and for exemplary contributions to society that bring credit to Albion College. Additionally, the Distinguished Alumni Award publicly honors alumni who have performed distinguished service for Albion College through cumulative contributions or by an extraordinary act or effort that advances the College.

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Young Alumni Award Information

The Young Alumni Awards recognize noteworthy and distinctive achievements made by alumni who have graduated from Albion College within the past ten years. Each year, honorees offer inspiration and encouragement as models for principled leadership and a wholehearted commitment to serving others. In addition, the Young Alumni Awards serve as an opportunity for current and future Albion students to recognize the tremendous accomplishments of alumni who have achieved notable success quickly following graduation.

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