Call for 2015 Poet Award Nominations—We are looking for a few, good Poets!
Poet Alumni Award Nomination Form
ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2015. This year’s honorees will be recognized in a formal ceremony at the Poet Awards recognition dinner on Friday, October 23, 2015, during Whittier Weekend. Please save the date!
For decades, the Poet Awards have been handed out to select members of the alumni body, chosen for their outstanding service, commitment, and loyalty to Whittier College, and for individual professional and personal achievements that best reflect the ideals and values taught here, at Whittier. Nominated by their peers and voted on by the Alumni Association Board of Directors, Poet Awardees represent some of the best of our Whittier College community and extended family.
Annually, Poet Awards are selected in each of the following categories (for past recipients, click on the category link):
The following categories of recognition are only intermittently awarded, based on outstanding achievement that does not fall within the criteria or specifications of the above categories of award (for past recipients list, click on the category link):
Purple & Gold Honorary Service, recognizing significant alumnus/a contributions, support, and volunteerism given to the Whittier College Athletic Program
Dezember Distinguished Service Medal, for outstanding and extensive leadership, service, and commitment in support of and on behalf of Whittier College
Poet Award Honoree, recognizing special deeds or volunteer work done in support of a Whittier College initiative or limited