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Distinguished Alumni Nomination





To nominate an individual for a Distinguished Alumni Award, please call the JCC Alumni Association at 315-786-2327 or email

Recommendation letters may be submitted via:

or by mailing it to the following address:

Jefferson Community College
Alumni Development Office
1220 Coffeen Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Awards are considered in the categories listed below.

Award Categories

Rising Star Award – This award recognizes a graduate of the past fifteen years who is on the rise in his/her career field. The successful candidate should exhibit the potential for significant professional achievement and leadership ability, promise for continued success, and set an inspirational example for future alumni.

Professional Achievement Award – This award recognizes a graduate who demonstrates sustained (ten years or more) success in professional life and leadership within his/her profession. The successful candidate should exhibit professional growth, leadership abilities, and have achieved recognition for success.

Jeffersonian Award – This award recognizes a graduate who demonstrates a dedication to service on a local, state, national, or international level. The successful candidate will have a history of volunteerism, civic involvement, humanitarian undertakings, or service to Jefferson Community College.

Community Service Award – This award recognizes a member of the campus community, either through employment or significant service on college leadership or advisory boards, who meets all requirements for the Jeffersonian Award but is not a graduate of Jefferson.

Athletic Hall of Fame – This award recognizes individuals or teams who have a positive impact on Jefferson Athletics through participation, support or interest in the athletic program.  Successful candidates should exhibit continued support for and involvement in athletics and bring distinction and honor as an athlete, team, coach, administrator or special friend to the College.  Complete a printable Hall of Fame nominations form.


For more information, contact the Alumni Development Officer at (315) 786‐2327.