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Applications for the Alumni Association Senior Award

This annual award of $500, established in 1992 by the Alumni Council, will be granted to ONE senior.

To be eligible for this award, the graduate must:

  • Reflect the ideals of Roberts Wesleyan University
  • Be considered a traditional undergraduate senior at Roberts Wesleyan University
  • Be eligible to participate in Spring Commencement
  • Have completed at least two academic years (normally 60 hours) at Roberts Wesleyan University by Spring Commencement 

Next Steps:

  1. Application and Essay Deadline: Monday, April 22nd by 5pm
  2. Finalists Chosen and Notified of Interviews: Tuesday, April 23rd
  3. Alumni Association Committee Interviews: Friday, April 26th, 1-5pm
  4. Recipient Chosen (based on application & interview): Monday, April 29th

The Honoree will receive a $500 Award to be presented at the Undergraduate Commencement ceremony on May 11, 2024.

Instructions for the Essay Questions:

There are three essay questions you will be asked in the application. Please respond to each essay question in 500 words or less. You are expected to be the sole author, grammarian, stylist and proofreader. In selecting our finalists, your essay questions are of primary importance. Please take time to carefully and thoughtfully plan your responses.

The questions are below:

  1. How has God used Roberts to shape your faith?
  2. If you could change one thing about Roberts, what would it be?
  3. Ten years from now... what will stand out in your memory as the most valuable lesson learned from Roberts?

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Please email Sarah Riddell with any questions at riddell_sarah@roberts.edu

Recipients of the Alumni Association Senior Award


2023 Ciara Roland

2022 Noriah Parris

2021 Paul Nichols & Bailey LaTourette

2020 Charity Hinman

2019 Nina Fedorchuk

2018 Kraig Johnson

2017 Nicholas Grunert

2016 Tyrel Dixon

2015 Matthew Thomas

2014 Rachel Henderson

2013 Hannah Wentz

2012 Greg Coles

2011 Lindsey Groves

2010 Zackary D. Mullen

2009 Lyndsay Currier

2008 Jacqueline Brenon

2007 Cassie Quinn

2006 Crystal Baker


2005 Christy L. Williams

2004 Leah J. Frazier & Brenda Stevens

2003 Russell D. Toth

2002 Susan Giblin

2001 Hillary M. Davis

2000 Bethany J. Welch

1999 Scott Phillips

1998 Janice N. Galvano & Jennifer L. Bannister

1997 Taryn L. Chase

1996 Megan L. Pasquantonio

1995 Beth (Adams) Peck

1994 Krista Renee Ranney

1993 Heather V. Stewart

1992 Tamara L. Goins