• photo of CCBC student Jazmine Richison wearing a college promise t-shirt

    Jazmine Richison

    Jazmine Richison, this year's President's Distinguished Graduate, delivered CCBC's 2020 Commencement ceremony address.

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 they 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 2021 to complete the application.