The Outstanding Graduate of the Year award is presented to a graduating undergraduate senior. The winner receives a plaque and US$1,000.
Nominees are submitted by AATCC student chapters. Advisors must submit:
- Nomination form for the AATCC Student Chapter Award
- Separate letter detailing academic achievements and other activities.
- Student statement of achievement (2 page max.)
- Unofficial student transcript
Encourage your faculty advisor to submit all documents by February 15!
The winner is chosen by AATCC’s Education Advisory Board. Selection criteria includes academic achievement, service to the school, service to the student chapter of AATCC, and character. The students resume is also taken into consideration.
2019: Jessica Bachansingh, Florida State University
2018: Taylor Pearlstein, University of Delaware
2017: Celeste Hay, Central Michigan University
2016: Lexis Kambour, University of Delaware
2015: Wen Zhao, Fashion Institute of Technology
2014: Amber Harkonen, Fashion Institute of Technology
2013: Amanda Soule, Fashion Institute of Technology
2012: Melissa Vinson, North Carolina State University
2011: Benjamin Touchette, Central Michigan University
2010: Lara Jazmin, North Carolina State University
2009: Ashley Bradham, North Carolina State University
2008: Cody Vinci, North Carolina State University