Graduation Awards

Student of the Year Award
To the outstanding graduating student of the year. Selected by the Lehigh Carbon Community College Faculty Association. 

Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Awards
To the student who has demonstrated academic excellence in accounting and a desire to continue in the accounting field. 

Climax Goulder Bealine Award
To the graduating student in the Business Management program with the highest grade point average.

Martin Byrer Mathematics Achievement Award
To the student in an A.S. degree program, who has demonstrated excellence in the study of Mathematics. 

Rosemary Kradel Mathematics Achievement Award
To the student showing outstanding achievement while progressing from developmental through higher level mathematical course. 

Professor William L.F. and Mrs. Mary Joan Schmehl Political Science Organization Alumni Award
To the student who has demonstrated excellence in political science and/or history and who has contributed significantly to both the college and community. The award honors the lives of Lehigh Carbon Community College first faculty member, Professor William L.F. Schmehl, who was dedicate to the state principles, and his wife, Mary Joan Schmehl. 

Distinction in Psychology Award
Awarded annually to the student who has achieved academic excellence in psychology and has demonstrated a potential for significant contribution in research and/ or practice.

Professor Elizabeth (Bette) Hummer Memorial Award
To the graduating returning adult student who exemplifies the characteristics important in the social science field, including professionalism, compassion, leadership and academic excellence.

Philip Fahy Memorial Award
To the criminal justice administration student who has demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to service in the college and/or the community. This award is given in memory of a Bethlehem police officer, Philip Fahy, killed in the line of duty. The award is sponsored by the Justice Society of Lehigh Carbon Community College. 

Teacher Education Student Association Scholarship Award
To the graduating student who has shown outstanding leadership in the profession of teacher education. 

Occupational Therapy Assistant Outstanding Student Award
To the student who exemplifies the characteristics important in an occupational therapy assistant including professionalism, compassion, creativity and excellence in fieldwork performance. 

Occupational Therapy Assistant Student Association Award
To a graduating occupational therapy assistant student who has shown commitment, leadership, and resourcefulness.

Occupational Therapy Assistant Professional Development Award
To a graduating Occupational Therapy Assistant student who has demonstrated a commitment to the profession of occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapy Assistant Student Scholarship Award
To a graduating student who has achieved academic excellence and service in the OTA program.

Lehigh County Chapter of American Association of Medical Assistants Award
To the graduate, selected by his/her peers, as the student who best exemplifies characteristics of the professional medical assistant.

Lehigh County Medical Society Award
To the medical assistant graduate with the highest clinical experience course grades.

Lehigh County Medical Society Award
To the medical assistant graduate who has achieved the highest cumulative grade point average.

Associate Degree in Nursing Faculty Recognition Award
To a student with a high grade point average who has contributed to the college and to the field of nursing and who has superior characteristic of competency and caring.

Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania (SNAP) - LCCC Chapter Service Award
To the graduating SNAP member who demonstrates commitment to the advancement of the nursing profession through active participation in the chapter as well as professional activities of SNAP.

Wayne E. Kirker Award
To the student who has demonstrated excellence in academic studies, clinical performance, and overall commitment to the profession of physical therapy.

Gilbert A. Scheetz Scholastic Achievement Award
To the physical therapist assistant student with the highest achievement in professional studies and academic course work.

Clark E. "Willie" Hartman Award
To a student graduating in the sciences who has demonstrated academic excellence.

Distinction in Science Award
To a student graduating in the Sciences who has demonstrated leadership and excellence.

Jennifer L. Snyder Memorial Veterinary Technician Scholarship
To a student enrolled in the Veterinary Technician A.A.S. program, with special consideration given to students with a concentration in small animal medicine.

Wright Veterinary Medical Center Veterinary Technician Award
To students of distinction graduating from the Veterinary Technician A.A.S. program. 

Country Doctor Veterinary Hospital Award
To a second year student enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program with a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

Jennifer Smith Memorial Veterinary Technician Award
To a second year student enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program with a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

Computer Science Faculty Recognition Award
To the student in an A.S. degree program who has demonstrated excellence in the study of computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Recognition Award
To the student in an A.A.S. degree program who had demonstrated excellence in the study of computer science.

Joanne Gerken Graduation Speaker Awards (2016-2018)
To the students selected to present a congratulatory speech for graduates and guests at the annual commencement ceremony.