Distinguished Alumni Award

presented annually at the GrYphon Gala Dinner

To qualify for consideration, the nominee must be an alumni of the University of Guelph. In addition, the requirements for a nominee are as follows: 

  • A Gryphon Football player 
  • Candidates may be re-nominated for up to five consecutive years 
  • Past recipients are not eligible 
  • A complete nomination package must be received by January 15, 2019
  • All nomination packages will be kept confidential 

Nomination package MUST include: 

  • Completed nomination form 
  • Covering letter providing an overall statement of recommendation 
  • Additional supporting documentation you deem appropriate 

Award Presentation: 

  • The recipient will be recognized at the Gryphon Gala Dinner in May 2019 
  • The recipient will be honoured with a special Distinguished Alumni Award ring, and have his name engraved on a plaque at Alumni Stadium


Past Recipients

2017 - Don Ziraldo

2016 - Peter Partridge

2015 - Don Taylor