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Marguerite Thigpen Cline '58 is Reinhardt's 2014 Distinguished Alumna of the Year.

Alumni Awards

Each year, Reinhardt University is pleased to recognize outstanding and distinguished alumni who personify the mission of our institution.  We are honored to have a long list of successful men and women who have served our University well, far beyond their years as a student.

Awards and Criteria

Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award

The honoree is selected on the basis of personal and/or professional achievement. 


  • Community Service
  • Exemplary Faithfulness to Reinhardt University
  • Demonstration and propagation of the Spirit of Reinhardt University
  • Demonstration of faith and moral character

Former Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Recipients

10 Under 10

Alumni 10 Under 10 for 2014
The 10 Under 10 recipient's pictures and biographies are displayed for a year in the Hasty Student Life Center.

Reinhardt University wishes to recognize a group of 10 alumni from the last 10 years (2003 - 2013) successful in business, the military, nonprofits, government, ministry and/or the arts.  These alumni will be recognized at the annual Talon Awards Gala in March.  A picture identifying each will hang in the Student Center as a reminder of what Reinhardt alumni have accomplished.  Each year a new group of 10 under 10 will be selected.

2014 Recipients:

Cody T. Baker ’06

Courtney M. Byrd ’11

William G. Cody ’08

Anna E. Edenfield ’10

Elizabeth G. Gibson ’10

Jefferson A. Holt ’04

James M. Mroczko ’11

Emeka O. Ngonadi ’05

Miriam (Mimi) E. Rohlfs ’04

Christopher R. Williams ’10

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Former 10 Under 10 Recipients

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