WVC Foundation seeks nominations for Distinguished Alumni Awards

March 3, 2022 

Media Contact:
Rachel Evey, foundation executive director, 509-682-6415
Libby Siebens, community relations executive director, 509-682-6436 (Mon.-Thurs.)

The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2022 WVC Distinguished Alumni Award. Nomination forms must be submitted by March 31, 2022.

The purpose of the WVC Distinguished Alumni Award is to recognize an alum who has:

  • distinguished themselves in their chosen professional field
  • made significant contributions to their community on a local, state, national or international level
  • demonstrated integrity in their personal life and gained the respect of their peers.

A group may also be considered for the award, but all members must be alumni. To qualify for this award, the nominee must have attended WVC for a year or longer.

Nominations can be submitted by completing the nomination form. These forms can be found at wvc.edu/Awards.

The award dates back 35 years. Last year, Jaime Ramirez received the award for his outstanding engagement in our community as an educator and coach. He is currently a teacher at Cascade Elementary at Eastmont. Ramirez graduated from WVC in 2010. Past recipients include Barbara Walters, Malachi Salcido and Kari Page.


The WVC Foundation was incorporated in 1971. The foundation’s mission is to provide equitable access to education and invest in student success through philanthropy. For information on how to make a gift to the foundation, establish a scholarship or include the WVC Foundation in your estate plans, contact (509) 682-6410. Visit the WVC Foundation website at http://www.wvc.edu/foundation.

Wenatchee Valley College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment and student enrollment. All programs are free from discrimination and harassment against any person because of race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a service animal by a person with a disability, age, parental status or families with children, marital status, religion, genetic information, honorably discharged veteran or military status or any other prohibited basis per RCW 49.60.030, 040 and other federal and laws and regulations, or participation in the complaint process.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and Title IX compliance for both the Wenatchee and Omak campuses:

  • To report discrimination or harassment: Title IX Coordinator, Wenatchi Hall 2322M, (509) 682-6445, title9@wvc.edu.
  • To request disability accommodations: Student Access Coordinator, Wenatchi Hall 2133, (509) 682-6854, TTY/TTD: dial 711, sas@wvc.edu.