RCCD’s Annual Awards and Arts
Celebrating Community Support
and Student Success
The Riverside Community College District will honor five
outstanding individuals and a business partner for notable contributions to
RCCD colleges and the community. The 2017 RCCD Annual Recognition Awards and
Arts Gala will be held on April 20, at 5:30 pm, at the Riverside Convention
The Gala will feature live student performances in vocal,
instrumental, dance, and theatre student groups from Moreno Valley, Norco and
Riverside City colleges, as well as honoring the following award
- 61st Alumnus of the Year – Julius B. Thomas,
distinguished counselor, philanthropist, and political activist for higher
- Distinguished Public Service – Kevin Bash,
councilmember for the City of Norco, philanthropist, actor, writer and
historian. RCCD supporter and advocate.
- Moreno Valley College Young Alumnus – Noelle Hansen,
notable graphic designer and community volunteer.
- Norco College Young Alumnus – Jefferson Tiangco,
English as a Second Language professor and traveler. Former employee.
- Riverside City College Young Alumnus – April MacLean, a
former foster youth student at RCC, owner of a dance studio, choreographer
and producer. Guest lecturer for RCC dance students.
- Outstanding Corporate Partner – Tilden-Coil
Constructors, longstanding partner with RCCD for programs, scholarships
Tickets can be reserved by calling (951) 222-8626. Proceeds from
the event benefit the colleges’ performing arts programs.
Become a sponsor
You are invited to partner
with the RCCD Foundation as a sponsor for this signature annual event. With all
net proceeds benefitting the District’s performing arts programs, we hope you
will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity for community involvement and
recognition for a worthy cause. Please click here for additional information
about how to become a sponsor.