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Annually, during Alumni Weekend, Ripon College has the privilege to present its alumni with the following honors:

If you would like to be involved in future nominations, please use the Nomination Form.


The Distinguished Alumni Citation recognizes those alumni who, in thought and deed, embody the highest ideals and aspirations of a Ripon College education. Candidates may be selected on any one of the following criteria: distinction in his/her chosen field or profession (distinctive achievement); rendering outstanding service to his/her country, state or community (outstanding service); or rendering outstanding service to, and demonstrating a loyal and active interest in Ripon College (meritorious service). This year’s recipients are as follows:

2022 Recipients
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Bradley W. Alberts ’92 of Dallas, TX – Career Achievements, Service to College

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Susan J. Bundock ’82 of Takoma Park, MD – Career Achievements, Service to College


The Outstanding Young Alumni Award recognizes and honors recent Ripon College graduates (10 years or less from graduation) who have, through personal efforts and commitment to the College or their local communities, distinguished themselves among their peers. This year’s recipients are as follows:

2022 Recipients
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Gisela J. Ortega ’12 of Milwaukee, WI – Service to Community

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Erin R. Schaick ’12 of Concord, NH – Service to Community


The Ripon College Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 1979 by the Alumni Association Board of Directors to recognize alumni and coaches who have distinguished themselves through their participation in Ripon athletic programs. This year’s inductees are as follows:

2022 Recipients
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Natalie Geenen Anderson ’09 of Evansville, WI – Softball

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Michael J. Diedrick ’97 of Delafield, WI – Football, Track and Field

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Aristotle B. Wurtz ’12 of Fond du Lac, WI – Basketball

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Michael J. Milburn ’97 of Austin, TX – Tennis

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Kevin G. Weber ’98 of Limerick, PA – Tennis