Garrett College Special Honors


There are two ways in which Garrett College honors its alumni:

  1. GARRETT COLLEGE ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME
    The Garrett College Athletics Hall of Fame honors former student athletes, teams and others(including coaches, trainers, staff, individuals or companies) whose sports achievement andcharacter have reflected positively on the College and its Department of Athletics.

    Criteria for Induction:
    • As a student, the alum must have participated in at least one season of athletics at Garrett College and have been in good academic and disciplinary standing
    • The athlete cannot be considered for at least five years after they participated
    • Teams that exhibited exceptional levels of success and were exemplary representatives of Garrett College may be nominated
    • An individual or company who has made special contribution(s) to the support, growth, popularity and/or community acceptance of the intercollegiate programming at Garrett College may be nominated
    • Self-nominations are acceptable
    • Nominations may be made in memory of an athlete

    All nominations must be received by no later than August 9, 2014 to be considered for the current year’s class. The Nomination Form will be available on the Garrett College website and in the Garrett College Athletics and Foundation offices.

    Supporting material may accompany Nomination Forms. Note that while statistics are important in considering the nominees, not having this will not deter submission of the application. Completed forms should be submitted to:

    Dennis Gibson, Chair
    GC Athletics Hall of Fame Selection Committee Garrett College
    695 Mosser Road
    McHenry, MD 21541

  2. GARRETT COLLEGE DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD

    The Garrett College Distinguished Alumni Award honors former students who have excelled in their academic and professional pursuits. This award is one of the most prestigious awards bestowed upon former students and alumni. Consideration for this award is restricted to those who demonstrate the following characteristics:

    Criteria for Induction:
    • Outstanding professional growth
    • Community involvement
    • Demonstrated interest in Garrett College
    • Special achievements, awards, honors or other distinctions
    • Educational background which includes honors and involvement in special activities
    • An individual or company who has made special contribution(s) to the support, growth, popularity and/or community acceptance of the intercollegiate programming at Garrett College may be nominated
    • Self-nominations are acceptable
    • Nominations may be made in memory of a former student


    All nominations must be received by no later than August 9, 2014 to be considered for the current year’s class. The Nomination Form will be available on the Garrett College website and in the Garrett College Athletics and Foundation offices.

    Supporting material may accompany Nomination Forms. Completed forms should be submitted to:

    Joyce Bishoff, Chair
    GC Distinguished Alumni Selection Committee Garrett College
    687 Mosser Road
    McHenry, MD 21541

All award recipient(s) will be honored with a special evening reception to be held during Autumn Glory.