Alumni Awards

Each year the Concordia Alumni Council, on behalf of the Alumni Association, accepts nominations for seven awards:

  • Alumnus of the Year Award
    An alumnus who has demonstrated outstanding Christian service and leadership in the community, church and world; and recognized for outstanding performance in his/her vocation.
  • Young Alumnus of the Year Award
    An alumnus who graduated within the last 15 years and has made a significant contribution as a servant leader in the community, church and world; recognition for outstanding performance in his/her vocation.
  • Servant Leadership in Mission and Ministry Award
    An alumnus or friend of Concordia serving in or retired from a local or global mission field or ministry demonstrating Servant Leadership to the church and world.
  • Lifetime Service Award
    An emeriti or retired Faculty or Staff member who demonstrates outstanding Christian service and leadership in the community, church and world through contributions of their time, talent and treasures.
  • Family Heritage Award
    A family that has had at least 3 generations attend Concordia and that supports Concordia through contributions of time, talents and treasures.
  • Lifelong Learner Award
    A graduate alumnus of Concordia who has demonstrated a commitment to service through volunteerism and/or significant vocational achievement.
  • The Honorary "Bulldog(s)" Alumni Award
    Friend(s) of Concordia who have demonstrated faithful and significant support of Concordia through contributions of time, talents and treasures.

Alumni Award Nomination Form

During Homecoming & Alumni Reunion Weekend, the Concordia Alumni Association will honor alumni and friends for their outstanding service and accomplishments. In addition, other alumni will be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame. Below are those who will be honored during Homecoming 2019.

Photo of Matthew Matousek

Alumnus of the Year - Matthew Matousek '96

Photo of David D. Dolak

Young Alumnus of the Year - David D. Dolak '03

Photo of Dr. Andrew Benscoter

Servant Leadership Award - Rev. Aaron Dickerson '82

Photo of Courtney Meyer

Lifetime Service Award - Courtney Meyer '65

Photo of Ebel Family

Family Heritage Award - Paul '37 and Mable Ebel Family

Photo of Rev. Dean and Diane Vieselmeyer

Lifelong Learner Award - Rev. Dr. Dean '70 and Dian Vieselmeyer '70

Photo of Kermit and Mary Krieser

Honorary Bulldog Spirit Award - Kermit and Mary Krieser