G-33-1.4 Walter G. Coombs Distinguished Achievement Award
Each year the name of the student who has the highest scholastic average, with the highest number of COCC credits, among those receiving the One Year Certificate of Completion is engraved on this plaque. Award is determined by highest COCC GPA, with a minimum of 36 COCC credits, through the Director of Admissions/Registrar and presented by the chair of the department awarding the student's respective certificate. In case of a tie, all students with the highest GPA and highest number of COCC credits will receive the award. In the event that a student is eligible for both Leicester and Coombs award, then he or she may receive both awards.