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Awards

Each year a number of students receive awards for distinguished performance, noteworthy improvement, and/or superior service and dedication to the college. A student who fulfills the requirements for two degrees is eligible for awards in both majors. Full-time students who are degree candidates are eligible for these awards:

  • The American Society of Civil Engineers Award is given to the graduating senior with the highest academic average and greatest all-around academic development in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Technology program.
  • The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers Award, sponsored by the Champlain Valley Chapter, is given to a deserving senior  who is graduating from the Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering Technology program. The award is based on factors such as participation in student and parent chapter activities and interest and excellence in building mechanical engineering systems. This award is given most years, but not every year.
  • The Angus A. Murray Athletic Award is given to an individual who demonstrates selfless dedication to the college’s athletic program.
  • The Angus A. Murray Award for Excellence in Writing is given to a returning student who demonstrates the greatest overall excellence in writing in Vermont Tech’s two required English courses.
  • The Business Technology & Management Faculty Award is given to a graduating senior for the highest academic average and greatest all-around academic development in this program.
  • The Computer Engineering Technology Award is given to a graduating senior with the highest academic average and greatest all-around academic development in this program
  • The Dental Hygiene Peer Recognition Award is given to a second-year dental hygiene student who, in the opinion of classmates, exhibits the interest, attitude, and cooperative spirit desirable in a dental hygienist. This award will be given out at the pinning ceremony on graduation day.
  • The Dorothy Wootton Outstanding Clinician Award is given to the graduating student who best demonstrates outstanding clinical performance from the faculty of the Department of Dental Hygiene.
  • The Edward F. Kibby Memorial Award is given to the athlete who has displayed the most outstanding sportsmanship throughout the year from the Vermont Tech Alumni Association.
  • The Edward H. Jones Testimonial Fund Award is given to the graduating senior who has shown the greatest all-around academic development in an agricultural technology program.
  • The Faculty Award is given to the graduating student who has made the greatest contribution to student activities while attending Vermont Tech.
  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Award is given to a graduating senior with the highest academic average and greatest all-around academic development in the Electrical Engineering Technology program.
  • The J. Edward Marceau Memorial Scholarship Award is given to one graduating student who is a Vermont resident and plans to practice in Vermont for at least one full year and, in the opinion of the faculty, exhibits outstanding scholastic achievement and community involvement.
  • The Lambda Beta Society is a national honor society for the profession of respiratory care and students are proposed for membership if they are in the final semester of the Respiratory Therapy program and rank in the top 25% of the graduating class.
  • The Landscape Development & Ornamental Horticulture Faculty Award is given to  a graduating senior with the highest academic average and greatest all-around academic development in this program.
  • The Practical Nursing program recognizes clinical excellence through academic awards that are specific to the individual PN nursing campuses. Graduation awards are given at the Bennington, Brattleboro, Williston, and Randolph Center campuses. Additional awards are also awarded under the college’s extended campus designation.
  • The Nursing Program Award is given to graduates of the Associate Degree in Nursing program from the Vermont State Nurses Association for clinical excellence, and from the VTC Nursing program for academic excellence.
  • The Rena Katz Chernick Memorial Scholarship Award is given by the Vermont Dental Hygienists’ Association in memory of Ms. Chernick, who was a very dedicated, enthusiastic, and active dental hygienist on the state, regional, and national levels. The award is given to the graduating student who exhibits outstanding scholastic achievement.
  • The Respiratory Therapy Program Award is given to a graduate of the associate of science degree for academic excellence.
  • The Robert S. Brady Memorial Award is given to the graduating senior who has shown the greatest all-around academic development in the Architectural and Building Engineering Technology program from the Vermont Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
  • The Ruth Freeman Memorial Award is given to the graduating senior with the highest academic average in the Architectural and Building Engineering Technology program from the Vermont Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
  • The Rutland County Alumni Award is given to the graduating senior who is a Rutland County resident with the highest academic average.
  • The Society of Manufacturing Engineers Award is given to a graduating senior with the highest academic average and greatest all-around academic development in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program.
  • The Stanley G. Judd Memorial Fund Award is given to the graduating senior with the highest academic average in an agricultural technology program from the Vermont Tech Alumni Association.
  • The Student Engineering Technician of the Year Award is given to a senior who is selected from nominations by the engineering technology departments for outstanding scholarship, character, and leadership.
  • The Vermont Association of Professional Horticulturists Student Award is given to a second-year student in the Landscape Design and Sustainable Horticulture program who exemplifies the qualities of a professional in the field: motivation, direction, leadership, and respect for both humans and the natural environment. The recipient must have earned at least 30 credits and hold a GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • The Vermont Automobile Dealers Association Award is given to a graduating senior with the highest academic average and greatest all-around academic development in the Automotive Technology program.
  • The Vermont Dental Hygienists Association Membership Spirit Award is given to the graduating Dental Hygiene student who exhibits a high level of professional pride and enthusiasm for the profession of dental hygiene.
  • The Vermont Tech Faculty Memorial Fund Scholarship is given to a student who has completed the freshman year and whose outstanding scholarship exemplifies excellence in technology. This award was created by the faculty as a memorial to the men and women who served on the faculty and have passed away.
  • The W. Newton Ryerson Award for Excellence in Freshman Mathematics and Physics is given to a returning student with a GPA of 3.5 or higher in freshman mathematics and physics courses who demonstrates excellence in laboratory performance and a positive general attitude as shown by class and/or laboratory participation and/or assisting other students.
  • Who’s Who Among Students at American Junior Colleges: each department nominates students for this honor given for academic achievement, community service, leadership in extracurricular activities, and potential for success.



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