Fall 2019 Issue

Alumni Award Nominations

By John S. Kane

The 2020 Alumni Medallion

The Alumni Medallion is the highest and most prestigious award given by the Alumni Association and recognizes outstanding alumni for exemplary accomplishments in their professional life, demonstrated leadership in service to their communities, state or nation, and commitment, dedication and assistance to William & Mary. The award reflects the honor that recipients bring to the university and its alumni through their actions and contributions.

The submission form can be downloaded from the Alumni Association’s website at http://wmalumni.com/medallion or it can be requested by emailing alumni.ed@wm.edu. Three supporting letters are required. Include up to three news articles, vitae, biographical sketches, etc. as supporting documentation. Deadline for submission of all nominations for the 2021 award is April 1, 2020.

Honorary Alumni

The William & Mary Alumni Association grants the status of Honorary Alumni to non-alumni with a distinguished record of service, support, advocacy and commitment on behalf of William & Mary and its schools, departments, units, organizations and boards. To nominate someone, please submit a letter describing his or her visible and consistent involvement, loyalty, and affection for W&M, through active participation, leadership, generosity, assistance, advocacy and counsel. All letters must be signed.

Nominations may be submitted online at http://wmalumni.com/honorary-alumni. Mail your letter to Honorary Alumni Award, c/o Executive Director, WMAA, P.O. Box 2100, Williamsburg, VA 23187-2100. The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2020 Honorary Alumni Award is Jan. 15, 2020.

Alumni Service Awards

The Douglas N. Morton ’62 Alumni Service and Young Alumni Service Awards are given annually to individuals in recognition of exceptional service, loyalty, commitment and leadership on behalf of alumni chapters, regional engagement, constituent organizations, and in special instances, William & Mary and its schools. The Young Alumni Award is specific to individuals age 25 to 35.

You may download a nomination form at http://wmalumni.com/service-awards. The deadline for nominations is April 1, 2020. The Board of Directors will select honorees at its spring 2020 meeting.