Distinguished Alumni

Distinguished award winners may come from the following areas:

            The Armed Services


            The Arts

            Higher Education


    Public Service

The Alumnus/Alumna chosen to receive a Distinguished Award in their field must have earned one or more degrees from East Tennessee State University. He/she must also demonstrate significant accomplishments in his/her occupation and demonstrate moral and/or financial support to the university since graduation.

More than one certificate may be awarded yearly, although a Distinguished Alumni award is not given every year.  Distinguished Alumni awards are presented when an alum meets all of the requirements.