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Hope for Humanity Award

In the spirit of Hope athletics, the H-Club at Hope College presents the Hope for Humanity award recognizing service above self among the alumni athlete community.

Hope for Humanity Award Recipient Kara VanderKamp ’95 with Tim Schoonveld ’96, Director of AthleticsRecognizing the values learned in cheering gyms and stadiums as well as silent early-morning workouts, the Hope for Humanity award is presented to Hope College alumni athletes that have demonstrated Christian commitment and service to others in their careers after Hope.

The H-Club selects recipients for this award from nominations who meet the following criteria:

  • Former Hope College athlete
  • Demonstrated Christian commitment and servanthood in their career
  • Nominees for this award are eligible to be nominated for other awards
  • Current members of the Alumni Board and the Hope College Board of Trustees are not eligible for this award