Awards and Achievements

2018 Award Recipients

Outstanding Young Alumnus Award: Krista Winters '06



Distinguished Alumnus Award: Craig Willis '90


Nominations are now open. 

Please follow the links below to fill out your nomination form. All nominations may be turned into the Foundation Office or emailed to


Distinguished Alumnus Award
Nominees must -

  • have completed a degree or certificate from Carl Sandburg College
  • demonstrate notable achievements in career field
  • demonstrate specific philanthropic or public service activity that supports the community and/or College
  • have achieved recognition at a national level
  • provide inspirational impact or significance
  • have continued interest in and support of education and community colleges

Nomination form: Alumni-Giving/Alumni-Awards/nomination-form1.docx

Outstanding Young Alumnus Award
Nominees must -

  • have completed a degree or certificate within the last 10 years from Carl Sandburg College 
  • demonstrate outstanding professional achievement in career field

Nomination form: Young Alumni Nomination Form


Distinguished Service Award

This award serves to recognize leadership within the college community, excellence in performing the tasks required by the position held at the college, service in organizations outside the college community, humility, and sincere effort in self-growth. Retirees and past employees are eligible for nomination.


Nomination form: Alumni-Giving/Alumni-Awards/nomination-form.docx


Please call 309.341.5349 if you have questions or for more information about the awards and nomination requirements.