The Ogeechee Technical College Alumni Association invites all alumni, faculty, staff, and community members to nominate candidates for the 2017 Ogeechee Technical College Outstanding Alumni Awards.
The Outstanding Alumni Awards honors individuals who have graduated from Ogeechee Technical College, who are making outstanding contributions and excelling in their chosen fields, who are giving back to their community, and are dedicated to the advancement of the College.
How to Participate:
The required forms to nominate an alumnus for the Outstanding Alumni Awards are available at www.ogeecheetech.edu/alumni. There is no limit to the number of people you can nominate.
Nominations will be open January – March 2017. Entry deadline is March 17, 2017.
The Accomplishments & Contributions Form is your opportunity to tell the alumnus’s story. This section should focus on the nominee’s technical college experience, success in chosen field, community involvement, professional accomplishments and accolades, and charitable contributions (service and monetary).
I. Recent: OTC alumni who have graduated in the past 10 years (2006 – 2016), and who have notable recognition in their chosen field with a promise for continued success.
II. Distinguished: OTC alumni who have graduated prior to 2006, and who have excelled in their chosen field, having attained prominence and/or have had a positive effect on the local, regional or state level.
I. Attended Ogeechee Technical College, completed their program of study, and received a TCC, Diploma or Degree
II. Is in good standing with the College and community
III. Has notable achievements in their field of study
IV. Has participated in public service or charitable activities that support the community and college
V. Is not a previous recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Awards
A Selection Committee will review nominations and determine those that meet all nomination criteria. Eligible nominees must then submit their application to participate. Applications will be reviewed and scored using a rubric. The top 5 nominees in each category will be selected. The selection process will take place in April 2017. The top 5 nominees in each category will be notified following the selection process.
I. Enter all requested information on the nomination forms available on the Ogeechee
Technical College website at www.ogeecheetech.edu/alumni
II. Submit the following materials to Ogeechee Technical College by the March 17, 2017 deadline. Please include:
a. The completed Nomination Form
b. Accomplishments & Contributions Form
I. Eligible nominees must submit an application to be considered for the Outstanding Alumni Awards.
II. Enter all requested information on the Application form available on the Ogeechee Technical College website at www.ogeecheetech.edu/alumni.
III. Submit the following materials to Ogeechee Technical College by the April 7, 2017 deadline. Please include:
a. The completed Application
b. Current Resume and/or Bio
c. Letter of Support
d. 5x7 color photo. Label back of photo with name and graduation date.
e. Completed Model Release Form
f. Additional materials or documentation to highlight or support your nomination are welcome but not required.
Presentation of Awards:
The Outstanding Alumni Awards will be presented at the 2017 Alumni/Grad Reception on May 10, 2017. One Recent and one Distinguished alumni will be awarded.