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California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools

Norma Ford Financial Aid Professional of the Year

“The Norma,” as the award is affectionately called, was created in honor of Norma Ford, CAPPS long-time Financial Aid trainer and CAPPS Board Member. Norma passed away in 2010. She was a dedicated and brilliant Financial Aid professional, who never failed to take the time to assist others and help them understand the intricacies required in working with students, schools, and others to successfully manage the financial aid process.

The award is presented each year at the CAPPS Annual Conference. Nominations for 2015 are now open. The nomination deadline is July 31.

Nominees must be:

  • Nominated by their Institution
  • Have at least 3 years experience as a financial aid professional
  • Go above and beyond "duties as required" in the performance of his/her professional duties

The nominating Institution must be a CAPPS Member in good standing.

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Recipients of The Norma

Tracy Cabuco

Laura Bouche

Pat Troxel

Opel Oliver

Andrea Georges