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Eastern Illinois University

EIU Alumni Association

distinguished Senior awards

The most distinguished seniors at EIU are individuals who have enriched the university community with their active involvement in all facets of campus life. The Distinguished Senior Award recognizes those who have demonstrated outstanding character and leadership through academic achievement, campus and community involvement, and/or extra-curricular honors or awards. 

Nominations and applications for the 2024 Distinguished Senior Awards must be submitted by Friday, March 29, 2024.

About the Distinguished Senior Awards

Award Criteria

To apply for this honor, students must meet the following criteria:


Eligible students may either apply or be nominated.

2023 Award Selection and Presentation

Twenty-one recipients were chosen for the 2023 awards.

In alphabetical order, this year’s recipients include Kyle Amacher, Maria Angel, Destinee Carter, Keagan Fox, Vanessa Gower, Brandon Guido, Quintella Hoover, Kennedy Markham, Callie McMahon, Abigail Moore, Anna Shadle, Taylor Spidle, Katie Springer, Brittany Steven, Christian Taylor, Pedro Vasquez, Taylor Veach, Harrison Walker, Thomas Wallace, and Clayton Young.


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Mailing Address

EIU Alumni Services
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Charleston, IL 61920