Awards

Avondale Alumni presents awards at its largest event of the year, Homecoming, to recognise commitment to Christian service and dedication to achieving personal goals.

The Alumna and the Alumnus of the Year awards are usually presented to members of one of the Homecoming honour years. The Young Alumnus of the Year award is presented to an alumnus aged 30 and under on the sixth anniversary of their graduation.

Read citations for award recipients in the magazine, Homecoming .

Alumni of the Year

Past recipients of the Alumna and the Alumnus of the Year awards are:

2016 Jean Gersbach and Dr Bernard Taylor
2015 Veronika Chester and Pr David Currie
2014 Adele Rowden-Johnson and Cliff Morgan
2013 Helen Hall and Pr Eric Davey
2012 Dr Mary Wong and Pr Desmond B Hills
2011 Alan Thrift
2010 Erica Borgas
2009 Dr William Johnsson
2008 Brian Townend
2007 Drs Barry and Desmyrna Taylor
2006 Dr James Cox
2005 Athol Bazley
2004 Dr Hulman and Ellen Sinaga
2003 Pr David Hay
2002 Lyn Knight
2001 Ray and Ruth Wilkinson
2000 Dr Lyn Behrens
1999 Dr Douglas Easthope
1998 Pr Ernest Steed

Young Alumni of the Year

Past recipients of the Young Alumnus of the Year award are:

2016 Christopher Starrett
2015 Krystle Praestiin
2014 Chris Koelma
2013 Melissa Fischer
2012 Joanna Darby
2011 Colin Chuang
2010 Johnny Murison
2009 Rebecca Lyngdoh Reye
2008 Dale Willis
2007 Sarah Clifford
2006 Emma Douglas
2005 No award
2004 Bruna Tawake
2003 Simon Herd