Alumni Awards

Nominations for the 2018 Alumni Awards are due Friday, May 18, 2018. Click on the Nominate Button to submit a nomination. See below for award descriptions:


Distinguished Alumni Achievement

Created in 2001, the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award is an award presented to North Idaho College alumni for a distinguished record of significant achievement in a chosen field of interest or profession. This most prestigious recognition is given to highly successful alumni who have developed a regional, national, or international  reputation. Individuals receiving this award serve as a role model for the NIC Community.

Award purpose: The purpose of this award is to bring recognition to recipients and honor  the outstanding accomplishments of the alumni from North Idaho College.

Eligibility requirements: 

  • Individuals must be alumni of North Idaho College. 
  • Currently elected members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors are not eligible.

Number of awards per year: Not specified, but awards are few to preserve the stature of the recognition.

Selecting body: Alumni Association Board of Directors

Alumni of the Year

Created in 1997, the Alumni of the Year Award is an award presented to NIC alumni who has provided an on-going service to the Alumni Association and/or the college community with a significant contribution of time, talents and service.  

Award purpose: The purpose of this award is to bring recognition to the recipient and honor dedication and commitment to the Alumni Association and/or the college community.

Eligibility requirements: The individual must be an alum of North Idaho College.

Number of awards per year: One

Selecting body: Alumni Association Board of Directors

Honorary Alumnus Award

The Honorary Alumnus Award was established to recognize outstanding individuals who, although not an alum of North Idaho College, greatly enhance the college and/or Alumni Association through their commitment and service.

Award purpose: The purpose of this award is to bring recognition to the recipient and honor dedication and commitment to the Alumni Association and/or the college community.

Number of awards per year: Not specified

Selecting body: Alumni Association Board of Directors.


To submit a nomination, please complete the form below.