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Alumni Association

Alumni Connections

Whether you earned one of the more than 12,000 credentials awarded at VHCC or simply took a class or two on our campus, you're important to the history and the future of our campus. Our alumni live around the world, across the country and just around the corner, and they all are entitled to a host of benefits and opportunities planned with you in mind. We invite you to register for our alumni directory, drop us a note, and take time to attend a campus event.

There’s no better way to keep in touch with friends from VHCC than by joining the VHCC Alumni Association. It’s free, it’s easy and it ensures that you’ll receive periodic updates on campus news and invitations to special events that are planned with you in mind. There are two easy ways to join: Complete the form below with your profile and hit submit.

Join form

Or, if you prefer, fill out the form below, print and mail it to:

VHCC Alumni Association
P.O. Box 828

Abingdon, VA 24212-0828

Transcript Request Alumni are welcome to request a transcript of their VHCC educational records by clicking here transcript request form

Reissuance of Diplomas Alumni are able to request a reissuance of their college diploma-- unless there is an outstanding debt to the college. (In case of bankruptcy, the College will consult with System counsel). Alumni can contact the Admissions Office for reissuance of a diploma.

Alumni Awards 

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Alumni Awards. The VHCC Educational Foundation and Alumni Association would like to recognize people who have excelled in the following two categories.  Please consider nominating someone who meets the criteria.

Rising Star Alumni Award

The Virginia Highlands Community College Rising Star Alumni Award is designed to recognize Alumni who have enjoyed early career success.  To be eligible for this prestigious award, nominees must have earned 24 semester credits from VHCC within the last decade. Winners will be selected based upon notable achievement in his/her career field, outstanding service to the community and/or VHCC, and inspirational impact.  Please use the online Rising Star Alumni Award form.

Previous Honorees

 2012-13

Shane Hutton

 2013-14

 Briana Morris

 2014-15 

Lori M. Hester

2015-16 

Elizabeth Rush Hill

Phillip L. Blevins, Jr.

 2016-17

 Austin Compton

 2017-18 

 Justin Lopez

James R. Hamilton

 2019-20

 Diamond Jackson

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Virginia Highlands Community College Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed by the VHCC Educational Foundation.  To be eligible for this prestigious award, nominees must have earned 24 semester credits (or 36 quarter credits) from VHCC. Additionally, winners will be selected based upon notable achievement in his/her career field, outstanding service to the community and/or VHCC, and inspirational impact. Please use the online Distinguished Alumni Award form.

Previous Honorees

2011-12

Deborah Barrett

Adam Tolbert

2012-13

Sgt. Jamie Davis

2013-14 

Dr. John B. Roberts, Jr.

2014-15 

James A. Blevins

Tracy L. Orfield

 2015-16

Andrew O. Trivette

Gary L. Lilly

 2016-17 

Tim Anderson

Chad Keen

Cathy Lowe

 2017-18

 Mike Speigler

Doris Shuman

 2019-20

 Blake Andis

 

Campus clubs, departments, and individuals are encouraged to submit nominations.

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