Alumni-Awards

Alumni awards are presented at Avondale Alumni Association’s Homecoming each year 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.

Citations for those listed below can be found in the Homecoming magazine for the relevant year.

Alumni of the Year


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

2015 Pr David Currie and Veronika Chester
2014 Cliff Morgan and Adele Rowden-Johnson
2013 Pr Eric Davey and Helen Hall
2012 Pr Desmond B Hills and Dr Mary Wong
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:


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
Last Updated:08th September 2015
Updated By: Sara Bolst