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Awards

 

Award Descriptions

J. Neal Ensminger Distinguished Alumnus Award

Named for one of Tennessee Wesleyan's most distinguished alumni, J. Neal Ensminger, recipients for this award are chosen from nominations and are based on the individual's achievements within his/her profession, church and community service, or service to the college. Click here to view a list of previous winners.

Outstanding Young Alumnus Award

Recipients of this award are chosen from nominations and are based on the individual's achievements within his/her profession, church and community service, or service to the college. The nominee must be a graduate within the last 15 years. Click here to view a list of previous winners

Robbie J. Ensminger Friend of Wesleyan Award

This award was established in 1987 to recognize those who have given their time, talent, and resources to Tennessee Wesleyan College. Click here to view a list of previous winners.

Athletic Hall of Fame

The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to identify and honor, in a permanent manner, those individuals who have achieved excellence in athletics at Tennessee Wesleyan College or have contributed to the advancement of Tennessee Wesleyan athletics by their contributions of time, resources or both.

Nominations are considered using the following three categories as guidelines for inclusion in the Hall of Fame. Click here to view a list of previous winners.

Outstanding Athlete
Those who have achieved excellence in athletics at Tennessee Wesleyan College and are 15 years removed from his/her playing date.

Outstanding Coach
Those who have advanced and enhanced the concept of athletics at Tennessee Wesleyan College through their talents as coaches in their respective communities. A former TWC coach must have coached at TWC for 10 years or have been out of a coaching position at TWC for a period of five years. To be considered as a nominee as a coach away from TWC, the individual nominated must have coached at least 10 years.

Outstanding Contributor
Those who have contributed to the advancement of Tennessee Wesleyan College athletics and who are classified as non-athletes or coaches, and who may or may not have matriculated at Tennessee Wesleyan College.

Nominations

Submit your nominations for the 2015 Alumni Awards and Athletic Hall of Fame. All submissions must be received prior to July 10. Nominations may be made by any Tennessee Wesleyan alumnus or by any member of the Awards Committee. Nominations are required to be in writing. Please email nominations to alumni@twcnet.edu or print, download and complete the nomination form and:

Send alumni and hall of fame award nominations to:                                   

Tennessee Wesleyan College                       
Office of Alumni Relations
Attn.: Jared Wright
204 E. College Street
Athens, TN 37303
alumni@twcnet.edu

No individuals will be considered for induction unless they have been formally nominated in writing and submitted to the Alumni Relations Office.