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Celebrating Our Outstanding Alumni

The Marching Hundred Alumni Council celebrates the contributions of alumni and individuals each year in conjunction with Homecoming. Award nominations will be accepted by online form. Please click the “Nominate Someone” button below to submit a nomination. Nominations must be submitted by September 15 for consideration. Nominations will no longer be accepted on the Homecoming registration form, you must use the “Nominate Someone” link below.

 

The Marching Hundred Alumni Council has two awards available:

  • Newel Hillis Long Award
  • Marching Hundred Distinguished Alumni Award

 

If you have questions about the Marching Hundred alumni awards, please contact Marching Hundred Alumni Council President, Hope Snodgrass at hsnodgra@alumni.iu.edu.

Marching Hundred Distinguished Alumni Award

Beginning in 2019 the Marching Hundred Alumni Council will be accepting nominations for a new award, the Marching Hundred Distinguished Alumni Award.  This award will be presented to an alumnus/a of the Marching Hundred who has achieved significant recognition or accomplishment in their chosen field (business, academic, military/government/, arts, etc.), community service, or university service.  The award will be presented in person at Homecoming in the fall.

Award nominations will be accepted by online form.

  • The nomination must contain:
    1. Name of nominee(s)
    2. Nature of nominee(s)’ field or public service
    3. Nature of ongoing support for the Marching Hundred or Marching Hundred Alumni Council
    4. Name and address of nominator
  • The nomination should be submitted by September 15 to be considered for the award given in the following Homecoming.
  • Nominations are to remain confidential.

Newell Hillis Long Award

Each year, the Marching Hundred honors an alumnus/a with the Newell Hillis Long Award during Homecoming festivities. This award is given to the alumnus/a who the committee believes best exemplifies the high professional standards and contributions set forth by Long.

For decades, Long devoted his gifted talents and prized technical knowledge to IU as teacher, administrator, composer and arranger, loyal alumnus, and dear friend. The recipient of the Newell Hillis Long Award represents the attainment of excellence and is honored by his/her colleagues, just as the Marching Hundred is honored a hundredfold to count Long in its musical and personal heritage.

Award nominations will be accepted by online form.

  • The nomination must contain:
    1. Name of nominee(s)
    2. Nature of nominee(s)’ field or public service
    3. Nature of ongoing support for the Marching Hundred or Marching Hundred Alumni Council
    4. Name and address of nominator
  • The nomination should be submitted by September 15 to be considered for the award given in the following Homecoming.
  • Nominations are to remain confidential.
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