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Congratulations to our 39th Annual Alumni Award honorees!

Honoring graduates whose contributions enhance the University at the local, state, national or international levels, the Vanguard University Alumni Awards highlight the difference Vanguard graduates are making in the world.

Nominate an alumnus  for the 40th annual alumni awards 

Meet past honorees 

Alumnus of the Year: Jeff Motske '88

Jeff Motske is an author, an accomplished executive, radio personality and financial advisor. More importantly, though, he is a believer in the power of the everyday American and is committed to helping them reach financial independence.

Young Alumnus of the Year: Nicole Johnson '09

Nicole Johnson has been employed as a federal law enforcement officer for over eleven years, specializing in investigating federal violations of domestic and international human trafficking and more.

Distinguished Service: Rev. Rich Guerra '78

Pastor Rich Guerra currently serves as 12th Superintendent of the SoCal Network of the Assemblies of God and has served on the Vanguard Board of Trustees for over 20 years.

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