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Each year the Trustees of the graduating class bestow three awards upon graduating students who have contributed significantly to the University and/or Charlottesville community – the Award for Community Service, the Award for Cultural Fluency, and this year, the Miss Kathy Award. The awards will be presented at Valedictory Exercises on Friday, May 18 at 3:00 p.m.

All members of the UVA community (faculty, staff, students, etc) are encouraged to nominate deserving fourth- or fifth-year students* for a Class Award. The deadline for submitting a nomination is Friday, March 2 at 11:59 p.m. Nominators will be entered into a raffle for priority seating at the Valedictory Exercises ceremony.

For award descriptions and nomination forms, please visit the Class of 2018's website.

*Please note: Class of 2018 Trustees are not eligible to win Class Awards.