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ALUMNI OF THE YEAR

Every year, the Alumni Association seeks to recognize alumni who have served with distinction in ministry. Awards are given to alumni in three different categories: Preaching Ministry, Christian Ministry, and Christian Servant. Thank you for faithfully serving Christ and for your Christian testimony.

Alumni of the Year Qualificaitons

Christian Servant

  • Designed to honor a layman.
  • Faithful testimony with their chosen career
  • Faithful family testimony.

Preaching Ministry

  • Designed to honor a pastor
  • Faithful loyalty to the Word of God
  • Faithful family testimony

Christian Ministry

  • Designed to honor full-time ministry (other than preaching)
  • Faithful service in the ministry of Christian education, missions, camping or other full time ministry
  • Faithful family testimony

Additional Qualifications

  • Significant involvement in leadership in his/her fundamental, independent, Baptist church or to the cause of Christ in general.
  • Demonstrated loyalty to Maranatha through prayer, giving (dues and/or other contributions), student referrals and/or their own children attending the University.

Do you know someone that fits these requirements? Nominate an alumna/us today! (See below.)

Alumni of the Year Recipients

Thank you for your faithful service!

2020 – nominations needed
2018 – Aaron (’03) and Kristina (Tina) (’05, Jackson) Wilson – Christian Ministry
2016 – Matthew (’03) and Jennifer (Mikkelson, ’04) Lahmann – Preaching Ministry
2015 – Keith (’85) and Diane (Williams, ’84) Warren & Michael (’77) and June (Smith, ’78) Backhaus – Preaching Ministry
2013 – Robert (’75) Lehn – Preaching Ministry
2013 – Richard (’82) and Marlene (Mayo, ’83) Post – Christian Ministry
2012 – Troy Budreau (’07) Bryan Brock (’99) David Marriott (’07) – Church Planters
2011 – Leo Mosier – Preaching Ministry
2011 – Randy and Laurel Tanis – Christian Ministry
2011 – Mike and Debbie Jones – Christian Servant
2010 – Dave (’81) and Marcia (Mueller, ’80) Myers – Preaching Ministry
2010 – Dave (’72) and Linda (Horton, ’73) Baldwin – Christian Ministry
2010 – Dennis (’95) and Kay Ice – Christian Servant
2008 – David (’86) and Debbie (’86) Anderson – Preaching Ministry
2008 – John (’82) and Scarlette (Ott ’83) Steuerwald – Christian Ministry
2008 –  Charlotte Cedarholm (’82) – Christian Servant
2007 – Steve (’76) and Martha (Cummins, ’75) Love – Preaching Ministry
2007 – Faith (Potter, ’76) White- Christian Ministry
2007 – Three Generation Alumni Families Recognized: Kerr, Horneck- Christian Servant

Alumni: Alumni of the Year

Form for Nominating Alumni of the Year