Community Relations and Giving

Celebrate Paradise

Celebrate Paradise awards honor donors, alumni, partners and leaders who are dedicated to education excellence within our community and make PVCC a paradise destination for all!


Paradise Valley Community College Celebrate Paradise Honorees:

2016

Donor of the Year
Ralph Holmstrom

Donor of the Year
Amy Woodbeck

Outstanding Alumni
Neda Spiric

Outstanding Community Leader
Dr. Debbi Burdick

Outstanding Community Partner
Fresh Start Women's Foundation

Annual Donors to PVCC

2015

Donors of the Year
Carolyn Szatkowski
Huu Hoang

Outstanding Alumni
Marianne Rabasca
Adam Wong

Outstanding Community Leader
General Carl G Schneider

Outstanding Community Partner
Northern Arizona University

Annual Donors to PVCC

2014

Donors of the Year
Grayhawk Classic Residents’ Foundation
Greg Silcox

Outstanding Program Partner
Phoenix Astronomical Society

Outstanding Community Partner
North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

Annual Donors to PVCC

2013

Donors of the Year
Randy & Hitomi Miller, Race Computers
Mr. Dale Heuser

Outstanding Alumni
Michael James Bouey, Jr.
Representative Paul Boyer

Outstanding Community Leader
Keenan Strand

Outstanding Community Partner
Paradise Valley Unified School District

Annual Donors to PVCC

2012

Donors of the Year
Joseph and May Winston Foundation
Scottsdale Foothills Rotary Club Foundation
Chris Scinto

Outstanding Alumni
Robert Soza
Owen Anderson

Outstanding Community Leader
Peggy Neely

Outstanding Community Partner
Southwest Human Development

Annual Donors to PVCC

2011

Donors of the Year
James G. Patterson & Henkel Consumer Goods

Outstanding Community Leader
Jim Reed

Outstanding Community Partner
John C. Lincoln Health Network

Annual Donors to PVCC

2010

Donors of the Year
Bradley and Nancy Sharpe

Outstanding Community Leader
Beth Koehnemann

Outstanding Community Partner
Phoenix Fire Department

Annual Donors to PVCC