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VHCC Seeking Nominations for Alumni Awards
Posted Date: 3/17/2014

Nominations currently are being accepted for two Virginia Highlands Community College alumni awards that will be presented during the College’s Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 15.

Now in its third year, the award program recognizes former students in two categories based on notable achievement in his/her chosen career field, outstanding community service, and inspirational impact.

The Rising Star Alumni Award is for VHCC alumni who earned 24 semester credits within the past decade and have achieved early career success. The Distinguished Alumni Award is designed for those who earned 24 semester credits (or 36 quarter credits) at VHCC before achieving remarkable success worthy of the college’s highest alumni honor.

Nomination forms and additional information are available online at or by contacting Anne Dunham, coordinator of alumni development, at (276) 739-2456 or The nomination deadline is Friday, April 4. Winners will be selected by the VHCC Alumni Association Board.