Distinguished Alumni Award

Distinguished Alumni Mel Jahnke

​CVTC named it's first Distinguished Alumnus in 1997. This is the most prestigious award presented by CVTC. It honors outstanding alumni who have made significant contributions to their community, college, and career.

To be eligible an alumni must have completed a diploma or degree program at CVTC. Current CVTC Foundation and Alumni Board members are not eligible.

Selection will be made on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Exhibits outstanding leadership and character
  • Achieved significant accomplishments in career area
  • Exhibits outstanding service to the community
  • Supports CVTC

The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented each year at the CVTC Alumni Association Spring Gala.


If you feel more comfortable you can print the application and either mail or email it to the following:

Mail:
CVTC Alumni Association
620 West Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Email: alumni@cvtc.edu

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Outstanding Recent Alumni Award

Outstanding Recent Alumni Melissa Wilson

CVTC’s Outstanding Recent Alumni Award honors outstanding alumni who have made significant contributions to their community, college, and career.

Alumni who have completed a diploma or degree program at CVTC within the last 10 years of graduation are eligible for the award. Current CVTC Alumni Board and Recent Alumni Committee members are not eligible.

Selection will be made on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Commitment to improving their chosen profession
  • Involvement in community and/or CVTC while in school and after graduation
  • Demonstration of involvement and/or service that goes “above and beyond” or merits recognition

The Outstanding Recent Alumni Award is presented each year at the CVTC Alumni Association Spring Gala.


If you feel more comfortable you can print the application and either mail or email it to the following:

Mail:
CVTC Alumni Association
620 West Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Email: alumni@cvtc.edu

Nominate a Great Alumni in Your Life!

Part A

I nominate the following individual for an alumni award:


Part B

This nomination is being submitted by:

Notify nominee?
Do you want your nominee notified via a letter he/she was nominated if he/she is not selected as a recipient?

 
May we share your name?
If yes, may we share your name as the nominator?

Part C

Please respond to the following questions to complete your nomination. The selection team bases its decision on the written information provided. A complete application should address all the categories with specific examples in each.


For which type of awards are you nominating this person?

For which type of award are you nominating this person?

 
1. Leadership: How has the nominee exhibited outstanding leadership and character in his/her career, community, and personal life?

 
2. Occupation: What is the nominee’s occupational and other noteworthy accomplishments in his/her field?

 

 
3. Community: What service(s) and contribution(s) has the nominee made to the community through civic, charitable, business, profession, or other means?

 
4. Chippewa Valley Technical College: How has the nominee given support to CVTC in terms of time, talent, or treasure? (Examples: hiring CVTC graduates, serving on an advisory committee, monetary or in-kind contributions, etc.)

 
5. Other: Please provide any other information pertinent to this award nomination.