Nominations for PCC’s Alumnus of the Year award accepted through April 10

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The Piedmont Community College (PCC) Alumni Partnership is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Alumnus of the Year award. Nominees must:

• Have successfully completed a degree, diploma, or certificate program at Piedmont Community College
• Demonstrate support to the College through monetary contributions and/or volunteer services
• Exhibit achievements in their profession
• Display outstanding service in civic/community affairs
• Not currently be employed by Piedmont Community College

Nominators are asked to submit a completed nomination and biographical information form, both available online at Nominations are also encouraged to include up to three letters of recommendation.

In 2019, Carrie A. Bowers was named Alumnus of the Year. Bowers graduated from PCC’s Associate Degree Nursing program in 2012 and has worked for UNC Healthcare in the Pediatric ICU and Carolina Air Care unit where she assesses and cares for the critically ill neonatal and pediatric patient population.

While working full-time, Bowers continued her studies, earning a Masters of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (PNP-PC), in 2018. She has also continued her service to the community with the Person County Rescue Squad, where she has been a member since 2009.

Bowers is also a member of the North Carolina Nurses Association and the American Nurses Association, and certified by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

All 2020 nominations are due to PCC’s Alumni Partnership office by Friday, April 10. The award announcement will be made during PCC’s Honors Convocation event on April 28 and the candidate will have the opportunity to address the College’s graduating class on May 15, 2020.

Photo: Carrie Bowers, 2019 Alumnus of the Year at PCC’s 2019 Commencement ceremony.