Alumni Award Nominations

Nominations are currently being sought for the 2023 Richard H. Hagemeyer Educational Advancement Award and the 2023 Young Alumni Award of Excellence. These awards recognize a Central Piedmont graduate who has significantly benefited from his/her experiences at Central Piedmont Community College 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).

Political candidates may not be selected or honored in a year in which they are actively pursuing election or re-election.


The selected award recipients will be presented the award virtually or at the college's commencement, depending on the status of the global pandemic. A one-year scholarship will be granted to a Central Piedmont 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 1, 2023 at 6pm.

A nomination form can be submitted online.

For more information, email or call 704.330.6869.