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Foundation Awards

The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation accepted nominations for five annual awards that recognize foundation students, board members, friends of the college and distinguished alumni. The deadline for nominations was March 15, 2019.

Nominations are reviewed by the Wenatchee Valley College Foundation Board and final selection is approved by the Wenatchee Valley College President. The final award recipient was announced and recognized at the WVC Foundation Gala on May 18, 2019.

If you have questions regarding this award or the nomination process, please contact the foundation at 509.682.6410 or

Student of Excellence award

Recognizes a current WVC student who demonstrates excellence in either their field of study, their community involvement, their campus involvement, or their extra curricular activities.

Outstanding Friend of the College

Recognizes individuals, organizations, or corporations with a history of supporting the college through time, talent and/or financial support.

Harvey Award

Recognizes previous Wenatchee Valley College Foundation Board members who demonstrate a history of support for the foundation through service and financial contributions.

Distinguished Alumni Award

Recognizes an alumnus who has distinguished him or herself in their chosen professional field, made significant contributions to his or her community on a local, state, national or international level, and demonstrated integrity in his or her personal life and gained the respect of those surrounding them. Additional consideration may be given to alumni who have demonstrated a connection to Wenatchee Valley College through volunteer activities.

WVC Heroes

Recognizes the behind-the-scenes supporters who have donated their money or time to the college and its programs. Faculty and staff can nominate any community member who they believe deserves recognition for their above and beyond support of the college.