The Distinguished Alumni Award

Distinguished Alumni Awardee 2019

The Award

The PVCC  Distinguished Alumni Award was established to recognize individuals who have had an inspirational impact on students and/or the community, and have delivered significant contributions through their career achievements and community service. By honoring former PVCC students we aim to inspire today’s students and others to strive for both personal and professional excellence.

PVCC Alumni include all individuals who have taken a class, earned a certificate or graduated with a degree from the college. 

The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented based on the following criteria:

•    Community Service – Demonstration of a visible commitment to the community.
•    Impact – Accomplishments which have changed the community for the better
•    Outstanding Success – Significant career or personal achievements.
•    Role Model – Inspiring excellence in others.

Those nominated should have achieved local, state, regional and/or national or international recognition for their contributions and success. The nominees will be recognized in PVCC news and communications; the award recipient will be recognized in communications and honored at graduation. 

The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2020. 

Nominate a PVCC Alumnus/Alumna

Complete the Distinguished Alumni Nomination Form. Nominations can be submitted by colleagues, business affiliates, or alumni.

Recent Distinguished Alumni

  • 2019 Patt Hart Keats
  • 2018 Dominick D. Rolle
  • 2017 Ralph H. Hensley III
  • 2016 Dale Durrer