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Awards and Achievements

2016 Award Recipients

Distinguished Alumnus Award: Robert "Bobby Joe" Mason '72

Outstanding Young Alumnus Award: Elvith Santoyo '10

Awards and Achievements

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

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

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.


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