19th Annual Mercy Honors Awards Dinner

Save the Date for our Annual Mercy Honors Awards Dinner, Thursday, November 8, 2018. More details to follow.

Each year we recognize deserving honorees with awards for achievement in their careers, community involvement, and dedication to Mount Mercy Academy. Do you know someone deserving to be honored? Please fill out THIS NOMINATION FORM to submit a potential honoree.


The Catherine McAuley Distinguished Alumna Award is presented to an alumna of Mount Mercy Academy who has distinguished herself as a woman of faith, knowledge, integrity and compassion.  A woman whose accomplishments in all areas of her life - family, community, career - reflect the legacy and mission of Catherine McAuley, the Foundress of the Sisters of Mercy.

The Spirit of Mercy Award is an annual presentation of Mount Mercy Academy to those who exhibit the Spirit of Mercy in their professional and personal lives.  The recipients are honored for their outstanding commitment and dedication to their community.  They are truly ministers of Mercy who "live justly, act in tenderness and with humility journey with their God" (Micah 6).   

The Sister Sally Walz Memorial Award is presented to a woman, strong in Faith, who is distinguished in her family and career, a woman who shares her talent with the Mount Mercy Academy community, a volunteer who brings that generosity of time and talent that marked Sister Sally’s life. This award is given to an alumna who, like Sister Sally, has “an expansive heart that is always welcoming and a generosity of time and talent for what needs to be done.”

The Mercy Devotion Award is presented to a faculty or staff member at the Academy who has served as aninspiration for, and has earned the respect and admiration of students and collegues over the years.

2017 Mercy Honors Award Recipients

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