Awards & Honors



Give your friend, coworker, student, or employer the recognition they deserve!

The Wentworth Alumni Association Annual Awards are an honor to bestow on a colleague, a fellow alumnus/a, an organization, or any other individual or employer you feel deserves recognition for his/her efforts and contributions to Wentworth, its mission, and the community in general. Awards are presented annually at a ceremony held by the Alumni Association.

Here's the good news: it's easy to nominate someone for an award. Just fill the nomination form out, return it to us, and your labors are ended. Then, the awards committee has the pleasure of determining the best candidate to receive each of the association's nine awards.

Award Categories


Gold Leopard Award

Presented to an individual with long-term commitment and outstanding loyalty to Wentworth, the community, the state, and the nation. This individual strives for excellence and achievement.


Alumni Professional Leadership Award

Presented to an alumnus/a whose exemplary service and remarkable accomplishments have contributed tremendously to his/her field.

Philip J. Brooks Alumni Leadership Award

In honor of past Wentworth Alumni Association president and corporator, the late Philip J. Brooks, AET '88, AEC '90 who as a student and alumnus contributed endless time, energy and dedication to Wentworth, the Alumni Association and the community. This award recognizes the worthwhile contributions of an alumnus/a to the Wentworth community. He/she exhibits leadership characteristics that strengthen the pride and spirit others feel toward Wentworth.


Young Alumni Award

This award honors the talents and personal/professional growth of a young alumnus/a (a graduate within the past ten years). This individual stays connected to Wentworth and the community, and continues to live in the spirit of the mission of Wentworth.


Community Service Award

For outstanding service and volunteer efforts by an alumnus/a in his/her community.

Distinguished Service Award

For an individual who shows enthusiastic support of Wentworth and dedicated service to its community. Through his/her commitment, this individual helps to strengthen the ties that unite the campus community.


Distinguished Employer Award

Recognizes an individual or enterprise that consistently strives to hire Wentworth graduates and co-op students. This award recipient recognized the skills and aptitude of Wentworth alumni and students. By hiring or working with Wentworth individuals, the employer promotes the institution.

Alumni Appreciation Award

Given to an individual who contributes significantly to Wentworth’s reputation through words or deeds on or off-campus.

Honorary Alumni Award

Individuals who are not graduates of the Institute and who make significant contributions to Wentworth’s welfare, reputation, and prestige.

The deadline for nominations for is June 16, 2017.

Nominate a fellow Leopard today!


For information about the Athletic Hall of Fame nomination process, please visit the Wentworth Athletics site.


Please click here to view all of the past Alumni Award recipients.

2015 Award Ceremony Photos


Family and Alumni Weekend 2015

2016 Award Ceremony Photos


President's Society Reception & WAA 2016 Alumni Awards