Alumni Association Awards
The McDaniel College Alumni Association awards program honors individuals who personify the College’s tradition of excellence. Through outstanding achievements and contributions, these individuals bring honor to themselves and to McDaniel College.
Any individual can place a name in nomination by filling out the Awards Nomination Form and forwarding it to the Alumni Office.
The Association Awards Committee meets each spring to review the nominees for the Alumnus/a of the Year, Alumni Community Service Award, Alumni Professional Achievement Award, Alumni College Service Award, and Young Alumni Awards. These awards are presented during Homecoming weekend.
The Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame Committee meets each spring to review the nominees for the Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame Awards. These awards are presented during Homecoming weekend.
If an alumnus/a is not selected for an award in the year of nomination, he/she will remain on the list for three subsequent years. When this three-year period has expired, nominations must be resubmitted for consideration. Current employees of the College are not eligible for Award nomination.
Alumni Association Awardees for 2017
Alumnus Of The Year
Stephen Ports '83
The highest honor given to the Alumni Association. This award is presented to a graduate who is of good character and is held in high esteem by his/her associates and has brought credit upon him/herself and the College.
Alumni Community Service Award
Bernard Franklin MEd '78
Ed Kasemeyer '67
Beth Heckert Tevis '77
This award is presented to graduates who have performed outstanding voluntary service to their community beyond normal business or professional obligations.
Alumni Professional Achievement Award
Tom Armbruster '80
Barbara Hetrick '67
Sandra Geiman Ruby '99
This award is presented to graduates who have gained national/international distinction in his/her chosen field or profession and whose accomplishments reflect admirably on the College.
Young Alumni College Service Award
Erin Giles '15
This award is presented to graduates who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, devotion and service for the betterment of the College Alumni Association.
Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame Award 2017
Rick Carpenter MEd '72
Steve Comes '93
Charlie Conaway '00
John Holter '61
Paul Hugus '06, MS '09
Elizabeth Blasi McGraw '00
Jennifer Piccolomini '03
This award is presented to an athlete who has performed outstandingly as an undergraduate and who has contributed to society since leaving the College; or a person who is recognized for outstanding and special services, who was actively engaged in the College athletic program (staff, coaches, administrators), and who has contributed to society since leaving the College. Visit the Sports Hall of Fame page for more information.