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Young Alumni Achievement Award Nomination


College Engagement,

Office of Advancement

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


888-566-9265 (TOLL)


Young Alumni Achievement Award Nomination

To recognize alumni 35 years of age or younger whose achievements have brought honor to self and to the College. 

Special consideration will be given to those with demonstrated leadership ability or the potential for leadership and a commitment to the service of others.


The recipient must have attended Knox College for at least one full academic year.

The recipient must be 35 years of age or younger at the time of nomination and selection.

Recipients should have attained outstanding success and achieved distinction in their chosen profession or life’s work.  Their accomplishments should reflect admirably on or bring honor to the College and reflect the strengths of the Knox education – coherent and insightful communication, independent thought, and appreciation of cultural diversity.

Preferably, recipients should demonstrate ongoing loyalty and dedication to the College and participation in advancing the mission of the College.

The following are not eligible for the award: previous recipients, general members of the Board of Trustees of Knox College, current members of the Alumni Council’s Awards Committee and Executive Committee, and persons holding only honorary doctorates from Knox College.

Nominee Information

Reasons for Nomination

Please describe the merits, achievements, and contributions this person has made in their field, community, state, or nation that represent the mission and values of Knox.

In what professional accomplishments, research, volunteerism, or involvement in the local or global community has this person already demonstrated leadership and commitment to the service of others?

Please list any awards or recognition this person has received from professional organizations, acknowledging their significant professional contributions, discoveries, or creative work.

In what ways does this person serve as an outstanding role model for other alumni, as well as current and future Knox College students?

Please also provide examples of ongoing loyalty, dedication, and/or volunteer service to the College. These could include serving on a committee, as an Admission, Career Services, or Alumni volunteer, as a class correspondent or leader, or in any other way that benefits Knox College.

Supporting Documentation

You can share additional, supporting documentation via upload here. Or you can send this document to the Office of College Engagement at, or to Knox College, Office of College Engagement; Campus Box K230, 2 East South Street, Galesburg, IL  61401.

Nominator Information

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