Alumni Awards

Alumni Awards

Dr. Brian Hightower '83 is Reinhardt's 2015 - 2016 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year.

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


Office of Alumni Relations & Giving