Nominations open for 2023 PRCC Alumni Awards

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January 12, 2023

The Pearl River Community College Alumni Association and Development Foundation annually recognizes individuals, groups, and organizations that have earned both personal and professional achievement while also displaying the values of PRCC, culminating in the Alumni Awards banquet. 

Categories include Lifetime Achievement Award, Alumnus of the Year, Distinguished Service Award, Young Alumnus of the Year and Outstanding Partnership. 

Nominations are being accepted through the online form at PRCC.edu /alumni/foundation-and-alumni-awards/. This simple form must be completed by the deadline of February 14, 2023. Those selected will be notified after March 3 with the banquet scheduled for the evening of May 11 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg. 

Criteria for each honor is listed below. 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT 

Must have attended PRCC for at least one semester
Nominee is distinguished in his/her chosen profession
Has achieved great merit both professionally and personally
Displays high levels of integrity
Must not be a current PRCC employee 

ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR 

Must have attended PRCC for at least one semester  
Has achieved great merit both professionally and personally 
Displays high levels of integrity 
Displayed a strong connection to PRCC (attending events, financial support, vocal support, children/family that attend PRCC) 

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD 

The nominee can be a non-alumnus 
Makes a significant contribution to their community through service, support and/or volunteering 
Displays high levels of integrity 
Displayed a strong connection to PRCC (attending events, financial support, vocal support, children/family that attend PRCC) 

YOUNG ALUMNUS AWARD 

Must have attended PRCC for at least one semester   
Must be under 40 years old at the time of the nomination 
Displays high levels of integrity 
Has made a mark of distinction in his/her profession and community 
Is a rising star in their industry and/or profession 

OUTSTANDING PARTNERSHIP 

A company or organization that provides support to PRCC through funding, training, employment of graduates, vocal support, etc. 
Displays high levels of integrity 

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