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At Lethbridge College, we believe in celebrating the accomplishments and continued success of our alumni. Every April, we honour excellence by recognizing a few special alumni and an honorary degree recipient for their greatness in leadership, career achievements and community involvement.

Join us on April 26, 2018 to celebrate this year’s award recipients. Individual tickets are available at $65 each ($55 for Lethbridge College alumni) or $475 for a table of eight, or consider a sponsorship package.


Criteria to consider for Honouring Excellence awards

Distinguished Alumni Award

Established in 1992 to commemorate the college's 35th anniversary, this prestigious award recognizes college graduates who have distinguished themselves in their chosen careers, made a significant contribution to their communities and demonstrated service to the college and its students.

Award criteria and supporting documents

Criteria

Supporting documents to include

Distinguished him/herself in his/her chosen career.

An outline of the nominee’s career success.

Made a significant contribution to his/her community.

Several examples of the nominee’s community involvement.

Demonstrated service to the college and its students.

Several examples of the nominee’s service to the college and its students.

 

Any additional awards the nominee has received.

Community Leader Award

Presented to an alumnus who, regardless of where his/her good deeds were performed, has made contributions to the community through work or personal interests. Award winners are those with the drive to improve the lives of fellow citizens.

Award criteria and supporting documents

Criteria

Supporting documents to include

Made contributions to his/her community through work or personal interests.

An outline of the nominee’s community involvement.

Driven to improve and change the lives of fellow citizens.

Specific examples of how the nominee has changed his/her community.

 

Any official recognition from community groups.

Career Virtuoso Award

Presented to an alumnus who has made significant contributions to his/her professional field through diligence, talent and dedication. Career Virtuoso Award winners are the inventors, creators and leaders who find new paths to excellence and bring prominence to their chosen fields. Their career paths have shown a steady rise towards success that is recognized by their peers and in their industry.

Award criteria and supporting documents

Criteria

Supporting documents to include

Made contributions to his/her professional fields through diligence, talent and dedication.

A detailed outline of the nominee’s contributions to his/her professional field.

Has elevated his/her profession and found new paths to excellence, bringing prominence to his/her chosen fields.

Specific examples of how the nominee has advanced his/her profession.

His/her career path has shown a steady rise towards success, which is recognized by peers in his/her industry.

Any official recognition (e.g. awards) the nominee has received from industry peers.

Rising Star Award

Some careers simply explode onto the scene. Rising stars are those who, within 10 years of graduation from Lethbridge College, have left trails of success as they hurtle above the crowd to claim their places as driven innovators in their professions.

Award criteria and supporting documents

Criteria

Supporting documents to include

Within 10 years of graduation, he/she has demonstrated many forms of success.

Several examples of the nominee’s rapid success.

Driven innovator in his/her selected profession.

Several examples that demonstrate the nominee’s innovativeness.

 

Specific examples of how the nominee sets him/herself apart.


How do I nominate an alumnus?

To be considered for these awards, nominees must have graduated from Lethbridge Junior College, Lethbridge Community College or Lethbridge College or, by the nature of the program, transferred to another institution to complete his/her studies. Those who completed trades programs or apprenticeship training at Lethbridge College are also eligible.

Download the
2018 Honouring Excellence
nomination form

To submit a nomination

  1. Complete the nomination form.
  2. Write a nominator’s letter.
    • The letter should indicate the first and second award choice for which you are nominating the individual and describe why the nominee is deserving of the award.
  3. Collect all supporting documents indicated in the awards criteria.
    • This includes two letters of support from individuals who know the nominee and support his/her nomination.
    • The nominee’s resume must also be included.
    • Only submissions that include all of the required components will be considered.
  4. Ensure that the nominee is aware that he or she has been nominated.
     
  5. Submit the nomination by Jan. 12, 2018.
     
    • Return by mail to:
      • Lethbridge College Advancement
        Attn: Alumni Relations
        Lethbridge College
        3000 College Drive S.
        Lethbridge, AB T1K 1L6
         
    • Or return by email to:

 
Submissions will be reviewed by the Lethbridge College Honouring Excellence committee. Award recipients will be notified no later than Jan. 22, 2017. The committee may contact nominators to review or request clarification on submissions.

Sponsorship information

We invite you to participate in the Honouring Excellence recognition event and extend a heartfelt thank you to the sponsor partnerships associated with this year’s event:

TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Title Sponsor: $12,500

Canadian Tire Lethbridge (North and South) Distinguished Alumni Sponsor: $2,500

Avail CPA Community Leader Sponsor: $1,500

Ferrari Westwood Babits Architects Wine Sponsor: $1,500

Instream Water Control Projects Ltd. Dessert Sponsor: $500

Available sponsorship packages

We would like you to consider sponsoring this celebration of our outstanding alumni.

Career Virtuoso Award Sponsor: $1,500

  • Two event tickets
  • Event recognition
  • Logo in event program
  • Logo on sponsor sign

 

Rising Star Award Sponsor: $1,500

  • Two event tickets
  • Event recognition
  • Logo in event program
  • Logo on sponsor sign

 

Entertainment Sponsor: $1,500

  • Two event tickets
  • Event recognition
  • Logo in event program
  • Logo on sponsor sign

 

Student Sponsor: $500

  • Event recognition
  • Logo in event program
  • Logo on sponsor sign

 

Corporate Table Sponsor: $250

  • Centre table piece with logo
  • Event recognition

 

All sponsorships are also available in three- or five-year commitment packages. Contact the Alumni Relations coordinator if you would like to secure a sponsorship or have any questions or inquiries. Thank you!

Kari Bird, Alumni Relations coordinator: 403-329-7220

Email: alumni@lethbridgecollege.ca