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 Alumni Advisory Board and the dean of the school select a recipient during their annual meeting each spring.

The 2023 nomination process is now closed. The award recipient will be announced this summer.

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, and
  • 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