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Distinguished Alumnus Award

Distinguished Alumnus Award

We are accepting nominations for our Fall 2020 Distinguished Alumnus Award. All forms must be received by Thursday, October 15, 2020 to be considered. See form below.

At Clark State we're proud of our Alumni and their accomplishments! The Clark State Distinguished Alumnus Award bestows recognition and appreciation for outstanding accomplishments to deserving Alumni.

Recipients of the Distinguished Alumnus Award have reached distinction in their professional achievements and have made significant contribution to the College and community. The award is a reflection on Clark State Community College and provides inspiration and encouragement to our current students. The award will be presented on an annual basis at the Presidential Awards Banquet. 


  • Nominees must be alumni of Clark State Community College.
  • Professional Attainment and Achievement – Candidates should have attained prominence in his or her industry or profession. Their work should have a demonstrated impact.
  • Community Service/ Outstanding Service to Industry or Profession – Candidates should have demonstrated outstanding voluntary service to his or her community or outstanding service to his or her industry or profession.
  • Clark State Community College Supporter – Candidates should have demonstrated a pride in their alma mater through contributed time, talent or resources.
  • Integrity and Character - Candidate must have the highest standard of personal integrity and character.
    A person who is not selected may be nominated again in subsequent years.

Nomination Guidelines:

  • Please submit nomination(s) using the online form below – one form per nomination.
  • Narratives should address the nominee’s current and past achievements that apply to the specific award criteria. Entries will be judged on the responses to the criteria included in the award description above.
  • Clark State board members are not eligible for nomination.
  • Individuals selected will receive their honors at Alumni Awards celebration and are encouraged to be present to receive the awards.
  • Collaborative nominations are permissible and strongly encouraged. However, there should only be one lead nominator.
    Note: Information provided in the nomination form may be used for publicity purposes.

Selection Process:
The Alumni Award subcommittee will review all nominees and determine the award recipients. If you have questions, please call 937.328.6009 or email

Distinguished Alumnus Award Nominee Form

Help us by nominating a deserving Alumnus by filling out the form below. All forms must be received by Friday, May 1, 2020 to be considered. Thank you!
Nominee Information:
Tell us why you think this individual deserves this special recognition. Include any honors, awards, distinctions, professional societies and volunteer work.
Please tell us more about this individual. Did they experience any challenges during their educational or career journey? Are there any special circumstances that should be considered?
Nominator(s) Information: