Posted on December 5, 2019

Special Fall 2019 Student Awards recap VCC International Students!

Last November 22, Vancouver Community College (VCC) was proud to celebrate over 200 deserving students at our Fall 2019 Student Awards ceremonies.

During the ceremony, VCC’s interim president Ajay Patel, along with deans, instructors, and awards donors presented a variety of scholarships to individual students from VCC’s School of Health Sciences, School of Hospitality, Food Studies and Applied Business, and School of Trades, Technology and Design, Centre for Continuing Studies, School of Instructor Education, School of Arts and Sciences, and VCC Music.

This term, 22 awards were given out to the International students from Brazil, China, Colombia, Iran, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam that are taking the Auto Collision, Auto Service, Baking & Pastry, Culinary, Fashion, Hospitality, Music, and Visual Communication VCC programs.

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Following each ceremony, students, friends, and family members were invited to a tea reception offering the chance to celebrate alongside donors and VCC faculty and staff. 

Official photos

View the photo galleries of the Fall 2019 Student Awards ceremonies. All attendees are invited to download and share their photos. 

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Student Awards video feature

Each year, VCC Foundation selects one or more Student Award recipients to profile in a video feature. This fall, the honor went to culinary arts students Katherine Aguilar, recipient of the Santiago Cuyugan Award of Excellence; Jacqueline Guadalupe Muñoz Hererra, recipient of the International Wine & Food Society Award; and Phuong (Anne) Nguyen, recipient of the Cactus Club Café Above and Beyond Award.




Did you know? In honor of #GivingTuesday, VCC Foundation has committed to match the first $20,000 in new donations between Tuesday, Nov. 19 and Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. LEARN MORE >