Established by the Office of the President in 2013, this is the highest honor the institution can bestow upon an alumnus in recognition of professional accomplishments as well as service to the College and/or the community.
The winners of this award exhibit the qualities of community and professional leadership that are symbolic of the mission of Lake Washington Institute of Technology.
They promote excellence, inspire others to reach their potential, encourage personal growth, and promote the enrichment of life through education and community service.
The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to an individual who exemplifies at least one of the two following criteria:
Has achieved success in their business, profession, military, or other vocational endeavors
Has achieved success in their community, civic and/or volunteer activities
A distinguished alumnus is selected each spring from nominations received from the community. Each year's award recipient is honored at the LWIT Commencement ceremony held in June.
Nominations for the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award are currently closed. If you would like to nominate for the 2014 award, please complete the form below. All fields must be filled out to qualify. Deadline for 2014 Nominations: Friday, March 26, 2014.
To be eligible for this prestigious award, nominees must have earned a minimum of 15 quarter credits from LWIT. Additionally, winners will be selected based upon notable achievement in his/her career, military or vocational field, outstanding service to the community and/or LWIT, and inspirational impact.
Please use the form below to tell us why your nominee deserves this award. The information you provide will be the only information considered by the committee in making its selection, so please answer all questions and address all criteria.