Homecoming Awards Celebration

The 2014 Homecoming Awards Celebration will be a gala time of recognizing the tremendous achievements and contributions of alumni distinguished in their fields, as well as honoring Athletics Hall of Honor inductees and Coach Marc Whitehouse's indelible mark on the Gordon men's and women's soccer programs. Select faculty and student awards will also be recognized.

This will also be the first year that the Alumnus/a Entrepreneur of the Year Award will be given. Honorary alumni status will also be conferred to those who exemplify the spirit of Gordon in their lives and work.

The Celebration is free and open to all Gordon students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and friends.

7:30 p.m. program - AJ Gordon Memorial Chapel
Dessert reception to follow in the Easton Dining Room of the Lane Student Center

2014 Homecoming Awards Celebration Recipients

Alumni Awards

  • Alumnus of the Year – Dante Rutstrom '80
  • Young Alumnus Award – Santiago Sedaca '94
  • Jack Good Community Service Award – David O'Connor '88
  • AJ Gordon Missionary Service Award – Artis L. Dixon '62B
  • Winifred Currie Award in Education – Carolyn Cassidy '62
  • Lifetime Achievement – Barry and Donna Loy

Athletics Hall of Honor

  • Lindsey (Benson) Allenby '04, women's soccer
  • Bridget (Hillier) Cirelli '97, women's soccer
  • Curtis Ersing '81, men's soccer
  • Kristen Groff '09, women's swimming
  • Bruce Pill '84, men's soccer
  • Marc Whitehouse, men's & women's soccer

Honorary Alumnus/a Status

  • Coming soon

Senior Distinguished Faculty Award

  • Dr. Bryan Auday, Professor of Psychology 

Junior Distinguished Faculty Award

  • Dr. Sharon Galgay Ketcham, Associate Professor of Christian Ministries

Read the criteria of the Alumni Awards here.

If you know of someone who qualifies for one of Gordon's Alumni Awards, nominate them here.