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    Lejla Heric-Safadi

    As the 2019 President’s Distinguished Graduate Award recipient, Lejla Heric-Safadi shared her story with fellow graduates.

President's Distinguished Graduate Award

Be recognized for achieving beyond expectations!

Given annually, this award recognizes a student who has shown exemplary leadership as well as a commitment to help others. The President’s Distinguished Graduate Award recipient will be presented with the award at CCBC’s Commencement ceremony where he/she will also provide the commencement address.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The nominee must be a graduating student in a degree program.
  • The nominee should have demonstrated excellence in one or more of the following categories: leadership; academics; service; perseverance.
  • The recipient must have a minimum of 3.5 overall GPA.
  • 50 percent of the nominee’s credits must have been completed at CCBC.
  • The recipient must be willing and able to speak at the graduation ceremony.
  • The recipient must meet all of the preceding criteria.
  • All finalists must participate in interviews conducted by the search committee.

Does this sound like you?

Bookmark this webpage and return in February 2020 to complete the application.