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Alumni Association Senior Award

2021 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 College
  • Be eligible to participate in Spring Commencement
  • Have completed at least two academic years (normally 60 hours) at Roberts Wesleyan College by Spring Commencement

The committee will select the recipient based on the essay, application and virtual interview via Zoom.

The Honoree will receive a $500 Award to be presented at the Traditional Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony. The recipient will also be honored on our Alumni of Distinction digital display in Rinker and online. 

APPLICATION and ESSAY DEADLINE: Thursday, April 29th 2021 by 5:00 p.m. 

We will select the recipient based on the application, essay and virtual interview. We will schedule a virtual interview with you via Zoom if you are selected as a finalist. Interviews will be held on May 5th & 6th, 2021.

Instructions for the Essay:
Read and respond to the Roberts Wesleyan College Mission Statement (listed below) in light of your educational experience at Roberts and in view of your future aspirations.

Your essay should not exceed five typewritten, double-spaced pages. (You are expected to be the sole author, grammarian, stylist and proofreader). In selecting our finalists, your essay is of primary importance. Please take time to carefully and thoughtfully plan your response.

Roberts Wesleyan College Mission Statement: As a community of learners committed to historic Christianity, Roberts Wesleyan College seeks to prepare thoughtful, spiritually mature, service-oriented people who will help transform society.

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Please email Michelle Blaakman with any questions at blaakman_michelle@roberts.edu

Recipients of the Alumni Association Senior Award


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