Alumni and Volunteer Awards
Every year at Homecoming, Austin College recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in their profession and in their community. Alumni may nominate friends and classmates for the honor. View list of past recipients.
Homecoming 2018 Honorees
Distinguished Alumni Award
Awarded for sustained, distinguished accomplishment and contribution to any field of human endeavor that brings the highest honor to the award recipient and to Austin College. See the 2018 photos!
Lydia Bean '02
Helen Lowman '88
Richard "Scooter" Merritt '66
First Decade Award
Awarded to a graduate of the last ten years, for distinguished accomplishments and contributions that brings honor to the award recipient and Austin College.
Chelsea Freeland '12 - 2018 Recipient
Heywood C. Clemons Volunteer Service Award
Awarded to individuals who dedicate themselves, through volunteerism, to advance the many endeavors of Austin College.
John Herron - 2018 Recipient
Cindy Curtis Bean Service to Alumni Award
Awarded for extraordinary commitment to the support and education of Austin College alumni around the world.
Marguerite Tanner - 2018 Recipient