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 nominee should exhibit:

  • 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 Monday, January 15, 2018
  • 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 held on May 5, 2018 
  • 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

2016 - Peter Partridge

2015 - Don Taylor