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 

News-Robert-Brady-200Robert N. Brady (Honorary Alumnus)
Retired VCC instructor and department head.
Heavy duty industry expert, author
and longtime volunteer.






News-JC-Felicella-200John Carlo (JC) Felicella (Changemaker)
VCC culinary instructor, award-winning chef,
international culinary competitor and
dedicated student mentor.






News-Amber-Anders-200Amber Anderson (Community Contribution)
Giving back to the community
as Executive Director of
HAVE Culinary Training Society.






News-Rick-200Rick Hatswell (Career Success)
COO of Craftsman Collision,
a local auto body and paint repair
business he's helped grow to 36 locations.






News-Christoph-200Christoph von Riedemann (One to Watch)
Up-and-coming Ballet BC company
member, trained at Arts Umbrella
through a VCC partnership.






News-Gyda-Chud-200Gyda Chud (Lifetime Achievement) 
VCC alumna and retired administrator
who continues to give back tirelessly
to the early childhood education community.