HOLLAND, Mich. – The Hope College Alumni Association will honor two graduates with Young Alumni Awards on Thursday, March 27.
The association is recognizing Maxine Gray of Seattle, Wash., who is a 2004 Hope graduate, and Matt Scogin of New York City, who is a 2002 Hope graduate. The awards will be presented during a dinner at the college’s Haworth Inn and Conference Center at 6 p.m.
The Young Alumni Award was established to honor the talents and contributions that young alumni have made to their professions, their communities and to the college. The award was first presented in 2007. Criteria include having been a member of the Alumni Association for 15 or fewer years; notable prominence through professional endeavor, research, volunteerism, and/or involvement with the local or global community or the college; and demonstrating significant initiative by starting innovative service projects, research, businesses or other original enterprises.