NAASC Awards

 

 

Awards Criteria

It is the purpose of the Awards Committee of the NAASC to receive nominations for the prestigious Hall of Fame Award, Merit Award and Young Alumna Award; to review those nominations; and to select the winners for these awards so that they may be approved by the NAASC Executive Committee in December. 

These awards may be made posthumously. Nominations and selection for these awards are also made one year in advance of the awards' presentation. 

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Hall of Fame Award Criteria

Hall of Fame Awardees: 2012 Recipient Danielle Butler Simmons & 2011 Recipient Dr. Daphne L. Smith

Hall of Fame Awardees: 2012 Recipient Danielle Butler Simmons & 2011 Recipient Dr. Daphne L. Smith

  1. The alumna shall have been out of college for at least five years.

  2. Evidence of sustained and/or exceptional service to the college as a volunteer (i.e. student recruiter, outstanding committee work in the association, etc.) shall be presented.

  3. Evidence of sustained financial support to the college regardless of the amount contributed, or exceptional support in any given year shall be presented.

  4. Evidence that the alumna has represented the ideals of Spelman College though service to the community; outstanding professional achievement as evidence by recognition of one's profession or peers, either locally or nationally shall be presented.

  5. In addition to these criteria, the alumna shall possess credentials which evidence national or international recognition and acclaim.

 

Merit Award Criteria

2019 Merit Award Receipients Barbara Dancy Edwards, Lauri M. Sanders and Deidra L. Fryer with Tara L. Buckner

2019 Merit Award Receipients Barbara Dancy Edwards, Lauri M. Sanders and Deidra L. Fryer with Tara L. Buckner

  1. The alumna shall have been out of college for at least five years.

  2. Evidence of sustained and/or exceptional service to the college as a volunteer (i.e. student recruiter, outstanding committee work in the association, etc.) shall be presented.

  3. Evidence of sustained financial support to the college regardless of the amount contributed, or exceptional support in any given year shall be presented.

  4. Evidence that the alumna has represented the ideals of Spelman College though service to the community; outstanding professional achievement as evidence by recognition of one's profession or peers, either locally or nationally shall be presented.

  5. Nominees for this award must meet at least three of the four specified criteria.

 

Young Alumna Criteria

Dr. Daphne L. Smith with 2013 Young Alumna Recipient Katrina L. Rogers

Dr. Daphne L. Smith with 2013 Young Alumna Recipient Katrina L. Rogers

  1. The alumna shall have been out of college for at least five years and shall not have graduated from Spelman no more than 10 years.

  2. Evidence of sustained and/or exceptional service to the college as a volunteer (i.e. student recruiter, outstanding committee work in the association, etc.) shall be presented.

  3. Evidence of sustained financial support to the college regardless of the amount contributed, or exceptional support in any given year shall be presented.

  4. Evidence that the alumna has represented the ideals of Spelman College though service to the community; outstanding professional achievement as evidence by recognition of one's profession or peers, either locally or nationally shall be presented.