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Reverend Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award

Recognizing Outstanding Achievement and Community Service

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 and community service. The winner shall be an exemplary role model consistent with the Catholic values and philosophy of The John Carroll School. 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 at Commencement and the recipient is the Commencement speaker. Anyone from the extended John Carroll community is invited to nominate an alumnus for this award by providing the information requested on this nomination form. Each nomination must be supported by two letters of recommendation/support.  Individuals serving as nominators should arrange for two other individuals to submit these letters. Nominations may be submitted by immediate family members, however, all supporting documents must come from individuals outside of the nominee's immediate family. Anonymous nominations are not permitted nor are self-nominations.

Any nomination submitted will remain on file for 3 years and will be considered by the Selection Committee for each of these three years. Nominations can be submitted at any time but nominations must be received by February 20 to be considered for the award presented at the June Commencement of that academic year.

The Reverend Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award Nomination Form

Your Information
Nominee Information
When did the Nominee graduate from The John Carroll School?
If you are Submitting a Nomination, please answer questions 1 through 5 in the boxes provided below:
I you are submitting a Letter of Support for a nomination made by another individual, please answer any aspects of the following question as you feel comfortable addressing. What are the specific achievements of the nominee that merit this recognition as the Reverend Charles K. Reipe Alumni Award winner? What are the specific accomplishments of the nominee in community service that demonstrate length and depth of commitment to making a difference in our society? How has the nominee exemplified Catholic values and the philosophy of The John Carroll School? The John Carroll School has produced many outstanding alumni since the first class graduated in 1968. Why should we choose this individual over other outstanding candidates? Any other comments or relevant information about this nominee that would help the Reverend Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award Selection Committee in its deliberations?