The Alumni Awards were initiated in 1999 to honor those who have made significant contributions to their fields, the college or their communities. Every spring, the awards are presented to deserving alumni at the Alumni Weekend banquet.
The Pride of Flagler Alumni Award
The highest award presented by the College, The Pride of Flagler Alumni Award is granted to alumni who have been Flagler College graduates for a minimum of 10 years, and have achieved national and/or regional recognition in their field. These distinguished individuals have rendered service to Flagler College and/or their communities
The Flagler College Service Award
Presented to alumni who have rendered a high degree of service to Flagler College for more than 10 years (for example, volunteering with the alumni office, coordinating alumni chapter activities, establishing an endowed scholarship, volunteering with campus clubs, organizations, athletics, etc.).
2015 Recipients: The Hugh Shaw Surf Contest Volunteers
Chris Bisbee, ’83
Beth (Shaw) Masters, ‘87
Linda (Bevilacqua) Farber, ’84
Ted McLemore, ‘83
Rick Hodgkins, ’85
Frank O’Rourke, 83
Greg Lund, ’85
Ron Schomburger, ‘85
The Professional Achievement Award
Presented to alumni who have demonstrated significant accomplishments in their fields and have achieved national and/or regional recognition. Nominees must be a graduate of Flagler College and over the age of 32. This award may be bestowed on more than one candidate.
2015 Recipient: Lisa Almeida, ’80
Owner of the Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville & St. Augustine and Director of Franchise Development
The Community Service Award
Presented to alumni who have demonstrated outstanding contributions serving their community.
The Young Alumni Achievement Award
Presented to alumni 32 years of age and younger who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments since graduation, this award recognizes contributions to society, to a profession or to Flagler College. The award may be based upon professional and educational achievements, community activities, and honors and awards received.
2015 Recipient: Jonathan Growick, ’08
Supervising Attorney for Children’s Legal Services