Nominations sought for alumni awards

October 25, 2021

Bettering their communities for over 90 years, Jackson College alumni add to all facets of their communities. Do you know of an outstanding alumnus who deserves to be recognized? The Jackson College Foundation is now accepting nominations for both the annual Dr. Ethelene Jones Crockett Distinguished Alumni Award and the Captain Zenneth Pond Emerging Alumni Award.

Crockett Distinguished Alumni Award Criteria   

  • An alumnus of Jackson Junior College, Jackson Community College or Jackson College, preferably having received a degree from the College.
  • Display positive personal involvement for the betterment of humankind with his or her community, state, nation or world.
  • Ongoing contact with the College, but particularly have shown professional or a vocational growth that exhibits values and standards learned at the College.

Pond Emerging Alumni Award Criteria

  • Must be an alumnus of/or have attended Jackson College aged 35 or under.
  • Attained exceptional accomplishments in business or professional and their personal life.
  • Demonstrated continuing outstanding voluntary service on a local, state, national or international level. (Include clubs, service organizations, and community involvement.)
  • Special honors or recognition (in professional or volunteer service.)
  • Must exhibit strong leadership qualities; honesty, goodwill, and lead a life of example.


Nominations may be submitted online at, or e-mail Brigette Robinson at All nominations are due Dec. 10, 2021.

Honorees are recognized with a dinner at the end of the academic school year and invited to speak at commencement.