Distinguished Alumni

The Upper Valley Career Center honors the endeavors, achievements, and civic contributions of our alumni through the Distinguished Alumni award program. Individuals selected for this designation embody the school’s tradition of excellence through their career and educational accomplishments in addition to their commitment to service. 

Distinguished Alumni


  • Any high school or adult education program completer who has “distinguished” themself since that time through their work and service to the community.

  • Nomination for the 2020 induction should be from the Class of 2010 or before. All inductees are to have been graduated for 10 or more years to be eligible for award consideration.

Selection Criteria

  • Nominations will be collected and a selection committee will choose the 2020 class based upon the nominee’s evidence of work experience, roles of responsibility, and record of career advancement, community involvement and service.

  • Loyalty, job stability, leadership, and the use of technology, where applicable, will apply.

  • Overall, the committee will be looking for individuals who have achieved both personal and professional success.

Important Dates

Nomination Submission Deadline
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Notification of Award Recipients
Monday, February 24, 2020

Induction Ceremony
Thursday, March 19, 2020


Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2020 Induction Class. Please submit all information in print or electronically by February 12, 2020. 


Complete and send or deliver to
Upper Valley Career Center
Attn: Distinguished Alumni
8811 Career Drive, Piqua, OH 45365

Complete the online form via Google Forms

Current Distinguished Alumni Members

Distinguished Alumni List


Question and inquiries can be directed to Audrey Gutman, Public Relations Coordinator

P: 937.778.1980 x280   E: gutmana@uppervalleycc.org