Alumni Awards

Do you know an alum who should be considered for an alumni award? Nominations for fall 2024 will be accepted until June 1, 2024. Nominations received after that date will be considered for the following year. Awardees will be recognized at the Alumni Awards Brunch on October 5, 2024. Tickets to the brunch can be purchased through the Homecoming registration form. 

Nominations are accepted year-round. 

Westmont College is pleased to honor and celebrate four alumni for faithful lives of leadership and service.

The celebration took place during Homecoming on Saturday October 14, 2023. 

Please join us in commending our 2023 Awardees:

Alumnus of the Year Award: Jay (Ofori) Diallo ’08
Alumna of the Year Award: Jenise Steverding '97
Recognizes distinguished careers and lives modeling Westmont's values. Their outstanding contributions to their profession and community embody Westmont's mission.

Young Alumni Award: Gabriella (Pinheiro Chavez) Avila ’14   
Commends a graduate of the past 10 years with a distinguished professional career who shows promise for the future and models Westmont’s Christian principles and values.

Global Service Award: Carl LaBarbera ’76 
Honors devoted service to God’s kingdom through international, missionary or non-profit work by living a faithful Christian life in a diverse, complex and quickly changing society as a citizen and servant of the world.