Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognitions

Attendees at the Special Programs Award Ceremony May 2019

Recognizing our students commitment to service and civic engagement is important to us. We honor their service in several ways:
  • Certificate of Completion: End of Semester certificate from EVC President.
  • Notation on EVC Official Transcript:  Student who have completed 20 or more Service-Learning and/or Public Service hours will have their hours documented on EVC official transcript.
  • President's Volunteer Service Award: Premier volunteer award issued by the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation on behalf of U.S. President. 
  • Annual Commencement Ceremony Recognition:  Graduates who have completed 100 hours or more of service will receive silver graduation cords and notation of service in graduation program.
  • Special Programs Award Ceremony: Graduates who have completed Service-Learning and or Public Service will be honored with a service medallion at annual Special Programs Award Ceremony.


President's Volunteer Service Award

President's Volunteer Service Award logoThe President's Volunteer Award (PVSA) is the premier volunteer award program in the nation, issued by the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation on behalf of the President of The United States. The award recognizes citizens' valuable service contributions to their community and their civic participation.

Official Certifying Organization logo The Service-Learning and Public Service (SL&PS) program is proud to serve as an official certificating organization for the President’s Volunteer Award (PVSA)We verify the number of service hours, and nominate eligible volunteers. We cover the cost for an award package for active EVC students.

Award Levels

There are four levels of awards: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and the highest honor, the President's Lifetime Achievement. 

Qualified volunteers....APPLY for YOUR AWARD TODAY to receive your award package.

EVC students who complete minimum of 100 hours of volunteer service in one year can apply for the PVSA. Hours must be completed at a NON-PROFIT organization and verified by the Center for SL&PS. For the PVS Application an additional information email us atevcservicelearning@evc.eduor call 408-223-6770.

All recipients will be acknowledged at our spring Commencement Ceremony.

​President's Volunteer Award Recipients

President's Volunteer Service Bronze Award    


​Alma Acosta
Ai Mai
Alessandra Mine
An Nguyen
Anh Bui
Ashley Vinson
Atif Saleem
Bhaumik Patel
Brittney Gregoire
Celena Elise Amaro
Chau Nguyen
Christianne Villero
Christine Hoang
David Torres
Duy Nguyen
Duyen T. Nguyen
Emily Navala
Emili Hartwell
Eric Tan
Hao Zhang
Hung Nguyen
James Beck
Janani Mohan
Keith Donato
Kirandeep Gill
Lang Ho
Yessenia Islas
​Lien Bich Nguyen
Linda Lam
Lucha Danice-Lee Diaz
Mai Nguyen
Maureen Connolly
Micheals Cupples
Milan Shah
Minh Duc T. Nguyen
Monica Pinto
Nam Phuong N. Luu
Nelda Yi
Ngoc Tran
Ngoc Dung T. Tran
Pha Tran
Phuong Tran
Rachel Perkins
Romi Phadte
Sandra Guzman
Selwyn Kumar
Simren Kaur
Sonya Trac
Tam Vo
Tammy Do
Thao Phan
Thelma A. Laserna
Viviane Nguyen

President's Volunteer Service Silver Award 


Kimberly Redfield
Alma Acosta
Danh Nguyen
​Tuan Nguyen
Nghi Nguyen

President's Volunteer Service Gold Award 


​Aaron Alcaraz
Anh Le
Anita Mukherjee
Bayan Nada
Christina Yuen
Gina Ross
Hong Le
Hung Thi Minh Nguyen
Huong Nguyen
Letong Huynh
​Huy Truong
Jacob Morales
Julie Ngo
Tavita Chan-Tung
Thomas Wagner
Trinh Le
Truong Mai
Van T. Do
Zohra Ismail

President's Volunteer Service Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

​Kordai Herring
​ Ramon Ramirez

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