Alumni Awards


A committee of alumni, Alumni Awards Committee selects outstanding alumni to receive the Distinguished Alumnus/na Award and Alumni Citations, which are presented annually. The Alumni Awards Committee may also offer one of the four other awards based only when a noteworthy recipient(s) are identified. The Alumni Awards are:  

  • The Distinguished Alumnus/na Award: for significant service to one's profession, the community, and to the College.
  • Alumni Citation: for significant service in one of three areas: to one's profession, to the community, or to the College.
  • Creative Achievement Award: presented for distinguished creative accomplishments in the arts and journalism.
  • D. Clark Carmean Award in Admission: for notable service to LVC's Admission office, especially with new student referral and recruitment.
  • The Young Alumni Award: recognizes an individual who graduated within the last 15 years for achievements in one's profession, significant service to the community, or College.
  • The June Herr Outstanding Educator of the Year Award: presented to an outstanding person in the field of education.

Click here to nominate an alumnus/na. 

For more information, to nominate an alumnus/na for one of the Alumni Awards, or to join the Alumni Awards Committee, please contact Susan Jones `92, at the Office of Alumni & Parent Engagement at 717.867.6321 or

2016 Alumni Awards
The Alumni Awards Committee is proud to announce the distinguished alumnus and alumni citation recipients for 2016.  The following alumni were presented their awards at this year's Vickroy Society and 150th Anniversary Dinner on April 15.  

Distinguished Alumna Award
Major General Ross S. Plasterer '57, USMC, Retired
Retired, U.S. Marine Corps.
B.S. Accounting

Alumni Citations
Dr. Marianne E. Boltz, O.D., FAAO, '92
Pediatric Optometrist, Low Vision Specialist, and Professor of Ophthalmology at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center's Department of Ophthalmology
B.S. Biology

Dr. Charles R. Mershon, M.D., '80
Co-Founder and President of Cornerstone Family Health Associates
B.S. Biology

Jay S. Stanton '66
Retired teacher and basketball coach, Milton Hershey School and Lower Dauphin Junior High School
B.S. Biology

2016 Alumni Awards

The Alumni Awards Committee is proud to announce the 2016 outstanding alumni recognized this year. Recipients will be recognized at the Alumni Brunch on Sunday, Oct. 9 during Homecoming Weekend.

Young Alumni Award
Rachel A. Moore '08
New Media Director, Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus
B.A. Political Science and Spanish

Creative Achievement Award (Arts)
Kristina J. Laakko Stroh '93 
Executive Director and Co-Founder, All the Difference, Inc.
B.A. Developmental and Clinical Psychology Major, Sociology and Social Work Minor

The June Herr Outstanding Educator of the Year Award
Mark W. Wells, '99
School Counselor, New Castle County VoTech School District
B.A. Psychology and Sociology

D. Clark Carmean Award in Admission
Rebecca M. Elliott '98

Math Teacher, Cocalico School District and Part-Time Field Hockey Coach, Lebanon Valley College
B.S. Mathematics