Thank you for your interest in nominating a fellow Trailblazer!

Nominations are accepted year-round.

As you fill out the form, try to include as much detail as possible since this is the information that will be used to make determinations for each award.

This is the one case where it's definitely okay to brag!

The categories are:

Alumnus of the Year Requirements:

Traditional Alumnus of the Year

  • Must have been a traditional student at OCU
  • Must have graduated from OCU

Online Alumnus of the Year

  • Must have completed all studies online at OCU
  • Must have graduated from OCU

Ministry Alumnus of the Year

  • Must have graduated from OCU
  • Must be vocationally involved in ministry

Selection Criteria:


  • Strong faith and Christian character 
  • Demonstrated success in their field or community. 
  • Demonstrated leadership in their field or community.
  • Evidence of contribution to and recognition by their profession or community


  • Degree of difficulty of the achievement and sacrifices made
  • Volunteer work
  • Achievements as an individual 
  • Nature and length of activity or service
  • Contribution and/or service to OCU

Nominations received will be considered for the next academic year. DEADLINE TO SUBMIT NOMINATION IS 5/12/23.

Nominee Information

Remember to be as detailed about your nominee as you can!