VCC Outstanding Alumni Awards
The Outstanding Alumni Awards were established to recognize the outstanding achievements of our graduates and non-alumni who have made a significant contribution to VCC and/or the local community.
Nominations are now open for 2016 winners. Please send a completed nomination form to Nancy Nesbitt. Please note, completed packages are due no later than January 18, 2017.
Our 2015 winners
Robert N. Brady (Honorary Alumnus)
Retired VCC instructor and department head.
Heavy duty industry expert, author
and longtime volunteer.
John Carlo (JC) Felicella (Changemaker)
VCC culinary instructor, award-winning chef,
international culinary competitor and
dedicated student mentor.
Amber Anderson (Community Contribution)
Giving back to the community
as Executive Director of
HAVE Culinary Training Society.
Rick Hatswell (Career Success)
COO of Craftsman Collision,
a local auto body and paint repair
business he's helped grow to 36 locations.
Christoph von Riedemann (One to Watch)
Up-and-coming Ballet BC company
member, trained at Arts Umbrella
through a VCC partnership.
Gyda Chud (Lifetime Achievement)
VCC alumna and retired administrator
who continues to give back tirelessly
to the early childhood education community.