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Awards in Excellence

We are very excited to bring back the Awards in Excellence evening (formerly the Benefit Dinner) on March 31, 2022 at St. Clair Country Club.

Details and registration information will be released soon.

2021 Awards & Criteria

This year's awards will be:

  • Distinguished Alumni Award will recognize the accomplishments of an Althoff Catholic High School or Associate alumnus whose exceptional achievements in their faith, profession, and community have had a profound and lasting impact.

  • Rising Star Award will recognize the accomplishments of a recent graduate (within the past 15 years) of Althoff Catholic High School.

  • Volunteer Excellence Award will recognize a friend of Althoff Catholic High School that has enriched the Crusader mission through their volunteerism over the past 5+ years.

  • Crusader Spirit Award will recognize a friend of Althoff Catholic High School for their outstanding enthusiasm, loyalty, and pride of ACHS. The recipient of this award has bled blue & gold for 10+ years of exemplary service.

  • Salute to Catholic Education Award will recognize a Catholic educator who has dedicated their life to educating young people in the Catholic tradition to lead successful, faith filled lives.

Only one award will be given for each category.

2021 Selection Committee

The 2021 Awards in Excellence Selection Committee will consist of 7 total members, including:

  • One Althoff School Board Member
  • One Althoff Faculty Member
  • One Member of Althoff’s School Administration
  • Two Althoff or Associate Alumni
  • Two Members of the Community at Large
Nomination Information

To nominate someone for consideration for one of this year's awards, please fill out the form below. You cannot nominate yourself or a direct family member (parent, child, grandparent, siblings, aunt/uncle, niece/nephew, or in-law). Posthumous awards may be given if the deceased nominee fits the award criteria.

Nominations closed on November 30th, 2021. 

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Advancement Office by phone at 618-235-1100 ext. 110 or by email at


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Date: Friday, March 4, 2022
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Four Points Sheraton
319 Fountains Pkwy.
Fairview Heights, IL 62208

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