Spirit of Sterling Alumni Award
The Spirit of Sterling Alumni Award is given to a Sterling College graduate who has demonstrated sustained excellence in career, service to others, and loyalty to Sterling College.
Recipients of the Spirit of Sterling Alumni Award:
2019 - Jamie “J.C.” Chambers ’83 (posthumous) and Ronald A. Raglin ’84 (posthumous)
Entrepreneurial Excellence Award
The Entrepreneurial Excellence Award is given to a Sterling graduate, a servant leader entrepreneur who has proven success in business – profit or non-profit – and demonstrates a commitment to ethical leadership in the marketplace.
Recipients of the Entrepreneurial Excellence Award:
2019 - Lance Woodbury ’93
Stem Distinction Award
The Stem Distinction Award is given to a Sterling graduate who works in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics field that has achieved significant success in their professional role, and encourages a Christian worldview while discovering innovations and best practices in their field.
Recipients of the Stem Distinction Award:
2019 - Dr. Gregory G. Stone ’88
Excellence in Scholarship Award
The Excellence in Scholarship Award is given to a Sterling graduate who has excelled in scholarship, in or outside the academy, and encourages learning and study from a biblical worldview.
Recipients of the Excellence in Scholarship Award:
2019 - Dr. Stuart Robertson ’65
Excellence in Business Award
The Excellence in Business Award is given to a Sterling graduate who has distinguished themselves in the business field while also integrating Christian values and servant leadership principles and ethics in the marketplace.
Recipients of the Excellence in Business Award:
2019 - Jim Brackensick ’79
Excellence in Ministry Award
The Excellence in Ministry Award is given to a Sterling graduate who has distinguished themselves through service and leadership in the church, missions or ministry-related organization.
Recipients of the Excellence in Ministry Award:
2019 - Rev. Jim Conway ’54
Excellence in Education Award
The Excellence in Education Award is given to a Sterling graduate who demonstrates the dedication, commitment and loyalty to teaching and service to community that reflects the rich heritage of the education department.
Recipients of the Excellence in Education Award:
2019 - Mike Manning ’88