The four award categories are:
Professional Achievement Award
This award is given to alumni whose professional career and work exemplify the intellectual curiosity, active inquiry, and reasoned independence that a Puget Sound education develops. Recipients have gained national and/or international recognition in their careers in a manner that reflects positively on the university.
Young Logger Service Award
This award is presented to a current student or recent graduate (within the past 10 years) whose contributions have resulted in inspiring young Loggers (alumni and/or current students) to engage more deeply in the rich alumni traditions and spirit of Puget Sound in career, public service, and/or volunteer activities.
Service to Puget Sound Award
This award is presented to a volunteer who has demonstrated extraordinary service to Puget Sound. Whether their alumni service includes involvement in the Alumni Council volunteer network or with academic or other university departments, these alumni have left an indelible mark on the university.
Service to Community Award
This award is presented to alumni whose commitment, skill, and dedication have had a significant impact on their communities. Through voluntary service in artistic, recreational, educational, human service, or other worthy organizations, recipients of this award improve the quality of life around them.