GACAC Awards

The Covenant Award

The Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations recognizes individuals "who have made distinctive contributions which have strengthened the partnership between Gustavus Adolphus College and member congregations of the Association." The Association, through this award, celebrates the efforts of individuals, on-campus and off-campus, who creatively encourage this partnership.

Covenant Award recipients

  • Katherine (Katie) Brown Sayre '80 (2015)
  • The Rev. Wayne B. Peterson '77 (2014)
  • The Rev. Craig E. Johnson '69 (2013)
  • Marie Schafer Benson '53 (2012)
  • Bishop Jon V. Anderson (2011)
  • The Rev. Terry R. Morehouse (2010)
  • The Rev. Gary F. Anderson '63 (2009)
  • Dr. Paul F. Tillquist '63 (2008)
  • The Rev. Dr. Darrell Jodock (2007)
  • Jim Gilbert '61 (2006)
  • The Rev. Ronald H. Koch '61 (posthumously) (2005)
  • The Rev. Dr. Clair Johnson (2004)
  • The Rev. Dennis Johnson '60 (2003)
  • Chester O. ("Chet") Johnson (2002)
  • Barb Eckman Krig '52 (2001)
  • The Rev. Paul M. Youngdahl '59 (2000)
  • Denise Floe '82 (1999)
  • Pete Levander '37 (1998)
  • Ronald S. Christenson (1997)
  • Lutheran Brotherhood (1996)
  • Shelley Reed (1995)
  • The Rev. Roger Eigenfeld (1994)
  • Florence Sponberg (1993)
  • The Rev. Robert Esbjornson '41 (1992)
  • Dr. John Kendall (1991)

The Service Award

The Service Award of the Gustavus Adolphus College Associations of Congregations recognizes alumni and former students of Gustavus Adolphus College "who have made distinctive commitments and contributions to the service of others." The College and the Association celebrate the efforts of members of the College community who participate in service activities through volunteer work, involvement in the church, and extraordinary professional accomplishments.

Service Award recipients