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Nomination for Professional Achievement Award

The Alumni Award for Professional Achievement may be awarded annually to no more than one Western Carolina University alumnus/alumna who has attained extraordinary distinction and success in a career field outside of academe and who has demonstrated exceptional and sustained community leadership.

The award recipient should have achieved state, regional, or national recognition. Preference will be given to those who, while enrolled at Western, were active participants in the life of the university.

The University Affairs Committee of the WCU Alumni Association Board of Directors will review all nominations for the Professional Achievement Award and select the recipient. The award will be presented to the recipient at the Chancellor’s Alumni Awards Ceremony during Homecoming Weekend.

Please complete the nomination form and return to: the WCU Office of Alumni Engagement Affairs, 242 HF Robinson, 1 University Dr., Cullowhee, NC  28723; or email to 

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