We honour the leaders, thinkers and doers who got their starts at Lethbridge College. 

 

Nominations are now closed

Honouring Excellence 2020Every spring, the Lethbridge College community comes together to honour notable graduates who are making their mark in the world. We invite you to celebrate the individuals whose perseverance, determination and grit set them apart and led them to rise to the top of their careers and communities.

Take a look at our 2019 honourees.

 

Stay tuned for details as the winners are announced.

The celebration event will occur on April 23, 2020. Tickets are expected to be available starting Feb. 3, 2020.

Sponsorship information

This event is made possible by the generous donations of community members. Our sponshorship opportunities are available below. For enquiries, contact our office by phone: 403 329-7220 or by email: alumni@lethbridgecollege.ca

View our 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 themselves in his or her chosen career.

An outline of the nominee’s career success.

Made a significant contribution to his or 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 their communities 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 their professional fields through diligence, talent and dedication.

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

Has elevated their profession and found new paths to excellence; bringing prominence to his or her chosen fields.

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

Their career path has shown a steady rise towards success which is recognized by peers and in his or 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, they have demonstrated many forms of success (such as career, community or Lethbridge College involvement).

Several examples of the nominee’s rapid success.

 

Several examples that demonstrate the nominee’s innovativeness.

 

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

 

All nominations must also include:

  • a letter of support from the nominator (or yourself, if self-nominating)
  • a letter of support from a third party
  • the nominee's resume or CV

For more information regarding Honouring Excellence, including sponsorship opportunities, nominations or tickets, please contact Alumni Engagement at alumni@lethbridgecollege.ca or 403-329-7220