Think your efforts deserve some recognition? Apply for any of the graduation awards below. Awards listed with an asterisk (*) denotes a monetary award. Good luck!

Apply for a Commencement award by August 28, 2020.

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Al Owens Spirit Award *
Awarded to students who exhibit a constant sense of spirit in their personal and academic lives. This award was created in memory of Al Owens, a former Academic Advisor at the College.

Alumni Association Achievement Award*
Awarded to students who have shown outstanding achievement in their field of study.

Alumni Graduate Achievement Award*
Awarded to a graduate with a minimum 3.0 GPA who has overcome a difficult circumstance in their pursuit of a higher education.

Beth Kessler Waasdorp Memorial Award *
Established by the late Tobie and Herman Kessler to celebrate the life of their daughter, Beth, a past adjunct professor and supporter of the College. This award is given to a student majoring in Education or Human Services who has attained an excellent academic record and will prove to be an asset to their chosen field.

Brian Brendlinger Award for Leadership and Involvement*
Awarded to a student for their outstanding leadership and involvement on campus and who exemplifies the characteristics of dedication and passion toward enhancing the quality of student life at the College.

Commencement Speaker Award
Awarded to the student chosen to represent the graduating class.

Faculty Federation Award for Excellence in Scholarship*
Awarded to a graduate who has demonstrated academic excellence with at least a 3.5 GPD and based upon an essay illustrating their commitment to the life of the College. Presented by Faculty Federation.

Grace Mary Spena Memorial Award*
Given to a graduating student who has demonstrated commitment and excellence in community service. This award was created in memory of Grace Mary Spena, a devoted mother, caring friend to many, and whose life was dedicated to service for her family, church and community.

Wanda Campbell Memorial Award*
Awarded to a student who is compassionate and caring manner toward others. This award was created in memory of Wanda Campbell, a former College employee.