Alumni Awards

Celebrating Extraordinary Norwich Free Academy Alumni

The NFA Foundation and NFA Alumni Association are currently accepting nominations for the Norwich Free Academy Distinguished Alumni Award and NFA Alumni Association Service Award.

The Norwich Free Academy Alumni Award program recognizes alumni who have made significant impact on this world in their lifetime, either through personal or professional achievement or outstanding community service, and whose accomplishments bring honor to the school and pride to all alumni.

The Norwich Free Academy Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes NFA alumni who have distinctive professional or volunteer careers. The following criteria are considered:

  • Advancement of the value of one’s profession
  • Military service distinction or professional innovation
  • Significant voluntary contributions for the advancement of the community, the arts, education, social, or government service


The NFA Distinguished Young Alumni Award recognizes alumni who are 40 and under who are innovators, have notable professional or volunteer accomplishments, and attained prominence in their field.

The NFA Alumni Association Service Award recognizes alumni whose notable service to the Academy has made a difference for faculty, students, and alumni. Current members of the Board of Trustees and alumni faculty members are not eligible for this recognition.

Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis and can be made by any graduate of Norwich Free Academy or member of the NFA community. To submit a nomination, click on the tab below or mail a written submission to NFA Foundation, Inc., ATTN: Alumni Awards, 321 Broadway, Norwich, CT 06360.

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