Carthage recognizes the accomplishments and achievements of its alumni through various alumni awards. The College currently offers two Distinguished Alumni Awards and the Beacon Award.
Distinguished Alumni Service Award
The Distinguished Alumni Service Award is presented to individuals who have made valuable contributions to Carthage, their communities or church. This award recognizes alumni working on behalf of Carthage through alumni programs, advisory committees, or other efforts that advance the College. The award also will consider those whose church or community leadership or other volunteer service has benefited society significantly and reflected favorably on Carthage.
Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award
The Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award is presented to individuals who have achieved and maintained extremely high stations in their chosen profession. This criterion includes offering a service or product of meaningful value; significant professional publication or artistic achievement; or advancements in scientific research, discovery and exploration.
The Carthage Beacon Award honors each recipient for one specific accomplishment, act of service, professional or personal achievement, event, or program. The College is proud to recognize these alumni, whose actions illuminate those around them.