The Alumni of the Year Award is being established to honor those graduates who have gone on from St. Matthew Lutheran to make a positive difference in the world, who have become "Caring and compassionate leaders" as St. Matthew Lutheran Vision Statement advocates. Awards are presented annually to deserving alum. Each honoree will be presented with an award and listed on a master plaque prominently displayed at St. Matthew Lutheran. Alumni must have graduated from St. Matthew at least 10 years prior to the award date and have demonstrated the following:
- Consistent respect for and loyalty to St. Matthew Lutheran.
- Excellence in his/her professional career and/or personal life.
- Christian values and ideas are representative of St. Matthew Lutheran Mission.