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Know a Carthaginian whose accomplishments deserve to be recognized?

The Alumni Council is accepting nominations for the newly reimagined Beacon Awards Night, which will take place Friday, Sept. 23, during Homecoming and Family Weekend. The nomination deadline is June 30, 2022.

Nominate someone for a Beacon Award

The new award categories are:

Young Alumni Achievement Award (or GOLDA- Graduate of the Last Decade Award)
This awards honors an alumnus who graduated in the last 10 years for outstanding achievements in their profession or community service.

Outstanding Leadership and Service Award (or Spirit of Carthage Award)
This award honors an alumnus who produces cultural change and exemplifies the ideals of a liberal education through leadership, social justice, or service, to Carthage, church, or community (local, national, or global).

Professional Achievement Award
This award honors a Carthage graduate for outstanding achievement in their chosen profession.

Personal Achievement Award (Firebird Award)
This award honors the recipient for a specific act of heroism, service to their community, or outstanding personal achievement.

Learn more about the Beacon Awards and see past recipients