Alumnus of the Year and Honorary Alumnus Awards

Alumni of the Year Awards
From 1970 to 2015 the Faith Alumni Association recognized outstanding alumni with the Alumni of the Year awards. To be eligible for this award, an alumnus had to

• have graduated at least 10 years prior to the year of the award

• have made a substantial contribution to his or her profession

• demonstrated high Christian standards and integrity

• evidenced the blessing of the Lord on his or her life

• faithfully promoted the college and seminary and support the Alumni Association

• be a person whose selection reflected honor on the school

Pastor and Assistant Pastor
 Pastor

John Kain (1970)
Eldon Weaver (1976)
Timothy Crown (1982)
Charles Hawkins (1988)
Miles Grismore (1994)
Curtis DeGraaff (2001)
Duke Crawford (2008)
Patrick Odle (2015)

 Assistant Pastor
Mickey Farlow (1995)
Kevin Mungons (2002)
Gene Matlock (2009)
James Reynolds (2015)

U.S.A. and Foreign Missionaries
 U.S.A. Missionaries 
Harold Nieman (1971)
Allen Adler (1977)
Lee Hutchinson (1983)
Louis Miller (1989)
Dean Button (1996)
Ralph Boersma (2003)
Bill and Deb Edmondson (2011)

 Foreign Missionaries
Robert Meyer (1972)
Chuck Cook (1978)
Harold Dark (1984)
Knute Orton (1990)
Stephen and Evelyn Stilwell (1997)
Virgil and Delores Bunjer (2004)
John and Bev Leonard (2011)

Educator (male and female)
Evelyn Pittman (1973)
Charles Bergerson (1979)
Richard Fleming (1985)
Dick McWilliams (1991)
Russell Glessner (1998)
Dr. John Hartog III (2005)
Martha Hartog and Kevin Bauder (2012)

Christian Worker (male and female) 
Theresa Moore (1974)
Judy Matlock (1980)
Ron Abbas (1986)
Don Anderson (1992)
Chuck Nichols (1999)
Phil Betz (2006)
Pat Duer and Darrell Goemaat (2013)

Lay Person (male and female)
Ron Hlad (1975)
Chuck Nilius (1981)
Larry Laird (1987)
Bruno Smith (1993)
Jim Wolfe (2000)
Jim Bryan (2007)
Sandi Nihart and John Javaux (2014)

Honorary Alumni
From time to time the Faith Alumni Association recognizes a person as an honorary alumnus. This title is given to an individual who did not graduate from Faith but who has made a significant contribution to the institution. We have recognized the following individuals as honorary alumni:

Dr. John L. Patten (1970)
Mr. Vernon R. Bliss (1977)
Dr. Harry B. Gray (1981)
Mrs. John L. (Hazel) Patten (1984)
Dr. Arthur B. Walton (1985)
Dr. Donald Brong (1986)
Mr. Herb Brudtkuhl (1987)
Mrs. Norma Shipp (1988)
Mr. William Parmerlee (1989)
Dr. Robert L. Domokos (1990)
Dr. David Nettleton (1991)
Dr. David Boylan (1993)
Dr. Manfred Kober (1994)
Mrs. Marilyn Tollenaar (2010)
Mrs. Gladys Gray (2012)
Dr. Ernie and Gen Schmidt (2015)
Dr. John Hartog II (2016)
Dr. Jim and Joan Tillotson (2016)

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Events

Refresh Conference

January 31–February 3, 2017

A conference designed to refresh Christian leaders and their wives. Registration open.