Alumni of the Year

Alumnus of the Year

Covenant's alumni awards are presented each year during Homecoming. All alumni are invited to nominate fellow alumni for awards via this online nomination form.

Recipients of the alumni awards include:

 

2014
Alumni of the Year: J. Render ’69 & Linda Jackson Caines ’69
Volunteer of the Year: Meredith Allison Rector ’08
Young Alumni of the Year: Matthew Annessi ’08

 

2013
Alumni of the Year: Jim ’62 & Evie Moore Conrad ’68
Volunteers of the Year: Scott ’89 & Amy Marshall Dillon ’89
Young Alumni of the Year: Dave ’09 & Heather Nation Hess ’09

 

2012
Alumnus of the Year: David ’62 & Eleanor Rowen Fiol ’63
Volunteer of the Year: Sarah Jane Creech ’07
Young Alumnus of the Year: Sheldon Grizzle ’03

 

2011
Alumnus of the Year: Allen Duble ’58
Volunteer of the Year: Jenny Cromartie ’77
Young Alumna of the Year: Christy Norwood ’03

 

2010
Alumna of the Year: Rebecca Painter '94
Volunteer of the Year: Wendy Strassner Allison ’78
Young Alumnus of the Year: Andrew Strickenburg ’07

 

2009
Alumni of the Year: Steve ’85 and Mary Lutz Smallman ’85
Volunteer of the Year: Kathy Neal Harris ’71
Young Alum of the Year: Peter Brinkerhoff ’04

 

2008
Alumnus of the Year: George Robertson '88
Volunteer of the Year: Bethany Rowe '02
Young Alum of the Year: John Sweet '00

 

2007
T. March Bell '78

 

2006
Peter Polk '76

 

2005
Joanita Cutten '57

 

2004
Frederick McFarland ’71

 

2003
Bruce Fiol ’60

 

2002
Bill Davis '82

 

2001
Virginia Grace Strom '72

 

2000
Paul Meiners '72
Liz (Mahlow '74) Meiners

 

1999
Jim Grauley '82

 

1998
Gordon Sluis '75
Bob DeMoss '80

 

1997
Brian Bays '81

 

1996
Shayne Fite '70

 

1995
Sara Drexler '78

 

1994
Phil Barnes '79

 

1993
Mark Gornik '85

 

1992
Patricia Lindley '72

 

1991
Rob Rayburn '72

 

1990
Rudy and Collyn Schmidt

 

1989
Charles Neal '75
Mark Belz '65

 

1988
Mike Cromartie '76

 

1987
Jack Muller '64

 

1986
David Peterson '62

 

1985
Jane Young '57

 

1984
Betty Herron '71

 

1983
James Ward '72

 

1982
Priscilla Strom '72

 

1981
Don Davis '70

 

1980
Arline Cadwell '67

 

1979
Randy Nabors '72

 

1978
Charlie Cox '64

 

1977
Joel Belz '62

 

1976
Phyllis Crooks '63

 

1975
Larry Falcon '72

 

1974
David Fiol '61

 

Covenant alumni Jake Groenendyk, Alex Weir, & Bryan Zumbach reflect on what they’ve learned during their first year away from Covenant in a recent Bagpipe article.

Matthew Trexler ’11 shares the story of his struggle with same-sex attraction and the joy of finding his identity in Christ.
Thankful for Covenant | Isaac Wardell '01
Isaac expresses his gratitude for a Covenant education in light of his work as director of Bifrost Arts.