Del Mar College Awards: Distinguished Alumni Award (Formerly known as WALL OF HONOR) The Distinguished Alumni Award is granted to Del Mar College graduates or former students of the College for significant accomplishments in business or professional life or for distinguished human service to their community, state, or nation. This award honors those alumni whose achievements in their vocational fields have brought distinction to themselves, credit to the College, and real benefit to their communities. One award will be given annually. Criteria: What are the unique professional achievements that brought distinction to the candidate and to Del Mar College? What are the recognized contributions made by this candidate that demonstrates a benefit to the larger community? Access the Nomination Form here.