The Alumni/ae Council, on behalf of the Alumni/ae Association, carefully studies all the information received.
Its selection is recommended to the Board of Trustees, which has the final approval of the candidate. In May of 2002, the Council voted that one alumnus/a be honored annually. Please be advised that the Council can only review the materials sent to them. They will make a decision based on those materials alone. Therefore, a careful, thoughtful and complete nomination is most helpful in the selection process.
The Candidate for Distinguished Alumnus/a demonstrates the following in his or her life and ministry:
Nominations for the Distinguished Alumnus/a Award are now open! If you would like to nominate a fellow McCormick alumnus/a for this award, please complete the form and return it to the Alumni/ae Office no later than Friday, April 6, 2018.
In 1976, the McCormick Board of Trustees established the Distinguished Alumnus/a Award:
This award is recognition of distinguished contribution to the ministry of the church by an alumnus/a of McCormick Seminary. The award is open to all, without reference to age, sex, ethnic background, denomination, form of ministry, length of service or public fame. Rather, the emphasis will be on quality and significance of exceptional contribution to the ministry of Jesus Christ.