Alumni Award Nominations

Nominations are currently being sought for the 2019 Richard H. Hagemeyer Educational Advancement Award and the inaugural 2019 Young Alumni Award of Excellence. These awards recognize a CPCC graduate who has significantly benefited from his/her experiences at CPCC and whose efforts have helped the community. 

Awarded to a Central Piedmont Community College graduate who has:
• demonstrated community/professional involvement, social responsibility and impact.
• acquired scholastic and learning skills that have led to continued personal and educational growth.
• improved his or her economic status and social capital as a result of attending Central Piedmont Community College.
• invested in the lives of others and is seen as a role model.
• graduated within the last 10 years (Young Alumni Award of Excellence only).

The college will recognize this year's winners at CPCC's commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 16, 2019, and a one-year scholarship will be granted to a CPCC student in an area of study reflective of the winner's background.

Previous Hagemeyer 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, James C. Taylor Jr. and Dr. Chris Dula.

The deadline for nominations is

March 22, 2019 at 6pm.

A nomination form can be submitted online or printed and submitted to Christa Newkirk in the Sommers Building, 1322 East Fourth Street; or mailed to Christa Newkirk, Office of Alumni Relations, PO Box 35009, Charlotte, NC, 28235. For more information, contact Christa Newkirk at or call 704.330.6808.