Distinguished Alumni of the Year

Established in 2018, this annual award recognizes an MCS Alumni whose accomplishments, affiliations, career and/or ministry has brought honor to the MCS legacy within the community. Our awardee should reflect the 5 Core Values of MCS: Love for Christ, Exemplary Academics, Whole Child Development, Innovative Culture, and Connected Community. Any student who graduated from MCS in 8th grade is eligible for a nomination.

NOMINATIONS ARE DUE ON OR BEFORE APRIL 30, 2021

Nominations can be made by any member of the MCS Community, including staff, parents, students, grandparents, and fellow Alumni.

Please submit your nomination to carla.colaianni@marinerscs.org. When submitting the nomination, please include:

  • Alumni  Name
  • 3-5 Sentences about why you believe this person is deserving of the award
  • Any relevant links or websites that support your nomination – OPTIONAL (for example, a local news article featuring the Alumni)
  • Alumni contact information (if you have available: email, cell phone, home address, and/or parents’ email/phone).

QUESTIONS? Please contact Carla Colaianni at 714.437.1700 x.129 or carla.colaianni@marinerscs.org

We are excited to continue this tradition and recognize the difference MCS Alumni are making in the community and world!

It is our desire to stay in touch with YOU – our Alumni. Click here to UPDATE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION.


2019 Distinguished Alumni of the Year Recipient Trevor Lawrence

Trevor Lawrence (class of 2007) and 2019 Distinguished Alumni of the Year recipient

2018 Distinguished Alumni of the Year Carlo Valdes

MCS Students encouraged Carlo during his time in PyeongChang with an MCS blessing banner and box of inspirational notes.