CPCC Seeks Nominations for 2017 Hagemeyer Educational Advancement Award

last modified Jan 23, 2017 07:51 AM

Do you know a Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) graduate who is making a tremendous difference in the community? Nominations are currently being sought for the 2017 Richard H. Hagemeyer Educational Advancement Award. This award recognizes a former CPCC student who has significantly benefited from his//her experiences at CPCC and whose efforts have helped the community.

The award is named after Dr. Richard H. Hagemeyer, CPCC’s first president, who led the college 23 years, from a trade school with 1,200 students to one of the state’s largest community colleges.

Nominations are being sought for individuals who have:

  • demonstrated community involvement and social responsibility.
  • acquired scholastic and learning skills that have led to continued personal and educational growth.
  • improved his or her economic status and potential for growth.
  • exemplified positive and significant life changes.

Previous award winners include Paula Vincent, David Howard, Jim Rogers, Joe Vagnone, Dr. Kenneth J. Welch, Chief Luther Fincher, Frances M. Queen, Richard K. Zollinger, Fabi W. Preslar, and James C. Taylor, Jr.

The college will recognize this year’s winner at CPCC’s commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 18, 2017, and a one-year scholarship will be granted to a CPCC student in an area of study reflective of the winner’s background.

Nomination forms are available on the CPCC website.

Completed nomination forms should be submitted to Dr. Tracie Clark in the Disher Building, 1300 East Fourth Street; or mailed to Tracie Clark, CPCC, P.O. Box 35009, Charlotte, NC, 28235. The deadline for nominations is March 17, 2017. For more information, contact Dr. Clark at tracie.clark@cpcc.edu or call 704.330.6022.