2018 Distinguished Alumni. Pictured L-R: BSU President Dr. Faith Hensrud, Dr. Nick Phelps '05
(Young Alumni Award),
Wayne Thorson (Honorary 
Alumni Award), Tom Heaviland '80 (Outstanding
Alumni Award), 
Dr. Brenda Child '81 (Professional Education Hall of Fame Award), Pat Pelstring '76
(Outstanding Alumni Award)

BSU Alumni Service Award Nomination

  1. Alumni Service Award Nomination Form
  2. Nominee information
  3. Nominee merits
  4. Nominator information
  5. Review

Alumni Service Award Nomination Form

Selection Criteria
Bemidji State University Alumni Service Award recipients are selected by members of the BSU Alumni & Foundation Board of Directors for significant volunteer and service contributions to their community, state and nation. Eligible nominees must be graduates of Bemidji State University.
Nominations: Nominations for the Alumni Service Award can be made by anyone but an immediate family member (including parent, spouse, child and sibling) of the nominee, or the nominee them self. Faculty and staff of Bemidji State University, as well as members of the BSU Alumni & Foundation Board of Directors, are not eligible for consideration until after completion of service. Attachments, including letters of recommendation, will be not be accepted. Please refrain from using acronyms, abbreviations and jargon. Applications are due March 1. If you have questions, please contact the Alumni Office at 218-755-3989 or toll-free at 877-278-2586 or alumni@bemidjistate.edu