An LWV graduate will be recognized with the LWV Distinguished Alumnus Award on November 15, 2019. Please take a few minutes to nominate a worthy candidate! The deadline for nominating a recipient is October 8, 2019. The Distinguished Alumnus Award will recognize a graduate of the program whose continued leadership activities have demonstrated the highest standards of LWV and set an example for aspiring leaders. Criteria: Please consider a nominee who conducts themselves within their business, or organization, with high ethical standards, professionalism, and a positive image. This individual should also have an unlimited respect for the state and the ability to create a compelling vision for the future through work or volunteer activities. Additional qualities should also include humanitarianism, and the skill to motivate and inspire the people around them to strive for greatness. Community service is a must! ~ Nominate Here ~ Nominate one person who you think fulfills these qualities and deserves to be recognized with this award. Leadership West Virginia and West Virginia Chamber of Commerce Board Members are not eligible. Past recipients are General James Hoyer (Class of 2015), Patrick Kelly (Class of 1994), Beth Walker (Class of 1999), Helen Matheny (Class of 2001), Evan Jenkins (Class of 1993), and Bruce McClymonds (Class of 1995).