The following categories of recognition are only intermittently awarded, based on outstanding achievement that does not fall within the criteria or specifications of other alumni awards.
Achievement Award - Graduate Program
Matt Espe MBA '84 (2011)
Purple & Gold Honorary Service
Purple & Gold honorees have displayed exemplary service, significant contributions, support, and volunteerism to the Whittier College Athletic Program
Vincent J. Daigneault '85 (2005)
Willard V. Harris '55
Jack A. Mele* '43 (2007)
Jerry J. Morgan '61 (2009)
Dezember Medal for Distinguished Service
Awarded for uncommon commitment to Whittier College to recognize those whose extraordinary leadership permanently enhances the welfare of the College and significantly shapes its future.
Rayburn S. Dezember* '53 (2002)
C. Milo Connick* (2003)
Veloz, Roberta G. (2007)
Rick Gilchrist '68 (2011)
Ruth B. Shannon (2013)
Poet Award Honoree
Recognizing special deeds or volunteer work done in support of a Whittier College initiative or limited campaign.
Vincent J. Daigneault (2005)