Alumni Awards Nomination 2020

The Spirit Awards pay tribute to alumni who have achieved extraordinary success in the their careers and their communities. If you know of someone you think fills the criteria for this award, please complete this nomination form. Please review the criteria and complete the form before Friday, Sept. 20, to ensure we have ample time to thoroughly review and evaluate each nominee. With so many deserving alumni, combined with the fact we can only give away seven awards each year, it is not necessary to let your nominee know you have submitted their name. This will avoid any misunderstandings or confusion for the people not chosen this year.

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    • Nominee should be a respected member of his/her chosen profession (active or recently retired).
    • Nominee has been recognized in their industry for exemplary professional achievements
    • Nominee should be engaged in the community either with Detroit Mercy or another civic/community organization
    • Nominee has demonstrated a willingness to financially support Detroit Mercy at some level either in the past or in the future
    • Nominee must be available to accept the award in person
    • Nominee shall not have received any University or School/College award in the last five years.