How do we honor our alumni?
John Carroll Alumni Association proudly honors our exceptional alumni who made an impact on their communities, their professions, their alma mater and lives around the world. Read on for a brief description of our Alumni Awards and help us celebrate deserving Patriots by submitting nominations below. Nominations for all awards are due no later than November 1 of each year.
Each year, the School honors deserving alumni with recognition, including the Reverend Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award which is the highest honor an alumni can receive.
Across all the awards, qualities such as outstanding achievement, community service and support for The John Carroll School are highly regarded. Recipients of these awards are expected to embody the School's values, which focus on educating the whole person and developing individuals of moral integrity through challenging academics and real-life experiences. In addition, the awardees are recognized for their positive impact on their profession, community or the School, while being socially responsible, spiritually centered and morally grounded. We also value those who have decided their careers to their purpose, making life-long commitments and leaving lasting legacies.
Congratulations to the 2023 Alumni Award winners!
You can read more about our 2023 Reverend Charles K. Riepe Award Winner, as well as our other nominees at the link below.
The Reverend Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award
The John Carroll School aims to cultivate in each student a love of learning, a respect for self, and a sensitivity to others. We provide a Catholic foundation of values, challenging academics and real-life experiences to educate the whole person; spiritually, intellectually, physically and socially. Our school community develops young men and women of moral integrity, and prepares them to serve responsibly in shaping a more just and compassionate global society.
The Reverend Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated outstanding achievement, community service and support of The John Carroll School. The winner shall be an exemplary role model consistent with the Catholic values and philosophy of The John Carroll School to educate the whole person and to develop young men and women of moral integrity through challenging academics and real-life experiences. This award is the highest honor that can be given to alumni of The John Carroll School.
The Reverend Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award is presented each year and the recipient is the Commencement speaker. Anyone from the extended John Carroll community is invited to nominate an alumnus using the form below. Anonymous nominations are not permitted, nor are self-nominations.
Any nomination submitted will remain on file for three years and considered by the Selection Committee for each of these three years. Nominations can be submitted at any time, but must be received by November 1 to be considered for the award presented at Commencement of that academic year.
Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award
The Young Alumni Award is presented to an alumnus/alumna who graduated in the past 20 years and whose achievements and contributions have positively impacted his/her profession, community and/or John Carroll. Honorees have lived our Mission to positively influence a global society as critical thinkers and creative problem solvers while being socially responsible, spiritually centered and morally grounded.
Honorees have distinguished themselves as leaders among their peers, having excelled early in life and shown potential for continued success. The award recipients serve as outstanding young role models for current and future Patriots.
Patriot Service Award
The Patriot Service Award is presented to an alum who has given back significantly to The John Carroll School through their time, talent and/or treasure. This individual embodies the John Carroll promise to instill in all of our students a strong sense of self; the capacity to achieve their personal fulfillment and professional aspirations; a global perspective; and a strong, moral compass to guide them throughout life.
Patriot Pride Award
The Patriot Pride Award is presented to those individual(s) who display outstanding achievement in their career and/or long-term service to the community. All alumni are eligible for this recognition and more than one award may be presented.