Nomination Process

Beeson Divinity School faculty, staff and alumni may nominate alumni for the Distinguished Alum of the Year between January 1 and March 10 by filling out the online form on the Beeson alumni website.

The school’s administration selects a recipient each spring.

Award Requirements

Nominees for the Beeson Distinguished Alum of the Year should:

  • Demonstrate Christlike character in their love for God and neighbor
  • Be well-grounded in the doctrines of historic Christian orthodoxy
  • Exemplify faithfulness and competency in ministry or in a professional role coupled with faithful church involvement

Recognition can be for faithfulness in ministry or for a significant achievement in the previous calendar year. To be eligible, graduates must have completed at least one degree from Beeson Divinity School.

Past Recipients