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Hartnell is Accepting Nominations for our 2014 Distinguished Alum

March 11th, 2014

SALINAS, Calif. - Hartnell Community College District has an open call for nominations for this year's Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna to also be our 2013-2014 Commencement Speaker.

This special award and recognition is granted to an individual who has achieved distinction in his/her chosen field and has demonstrated on-going contributions to the College.

"During its 94 year history Hartnell College has provided a foundation of excellence that has launched successful lives and careers," said Superintendent/President, Dr. Willard Lewallen. "The Distinguished Alum Award provides an opportunity for us to recognize the accomplishments of Hartnell alumni who have distinguished themselves as leaders and contributors following their education experience at Hartnell."

The nomination period is now open through March 21, 2014. Hartnell College Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award nominees may be recommended to the President/Superintendent by Trustees, faculty, staff, and the community at large.

Click here for the nomination form which can be mailed, e-mailed, or personally delivered to the Office of the Superintendent/President at 411 Central Avenue, Building E, Salinas, California by the deadline. A selection committee will review all complete nominations and will submit a group of finalists to the Board of Trustees.

Our Governing Board will make the final selection at their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at which time the 2013-2014 Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna will be announced.

Hartnell Community College District

The Hartnell CCD serves over 15,000 students annually through its main campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout the Salinas Valley. Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides workforce training, basic skills courses, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships that support world class STEM education, career technical education, fine and performing arts, humanities, and athletics. We are growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visit www.hartnell.edu.