The Parkland School District Education Foundation is pleased to announce the nominating process for induction into the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor. Established in 2012, the wall is located inside the main entrance of Parkland High School. The program recognizes notable Parkland alumni who have brought honor to the Parkland School District with wall plaques that highlight achievements and include a current photo as well as the inductee’s Parkland senior picture. The wall was created to inspire students and the general community who visit Parkland High School.
Inductees will be honored at the Foundation’s 2nd Annual Gala & Silent Auction event on Monday, May 5, 2014. The Foundation is seeking nominees who have distinguished themselves and contributed to society in an exemplary manner. Nominees must be at least 25 years of age and must have demonstrated at least one of the following criteria:
- Outstanding accomplishments in his or her chosen field
- Dedicated commitment to his or her community
- Acts of service
- A positive impact on people
- Recognition (locally or world-wide)
- Contribution to Humanity
- Other factors determined relevant by the selection committee
Nomination forms can be downloaded here: http://www.parklandsd.org/foundation/wall.htm. The deadline to nominate someone is December 30th.
About the Parkland School District Education Foundation
Formed in the fall of 2011, the Parkland School District Education Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization raising funds in support of the academics, arts, and athletic programs in the Parkland School District for the benefit of students and staff in order to preserve a tradition of excellence and help build the dreams of children in our community. For more information or to donate, visit www.parklandsd.org/foundation.
1952 William D. George II – President and CEO, Ironton Telephone Company
1971 Donna Steckel- Assistant Principal, Parkland High School
1974 David M. Jaindl – President and Owner, Jaindl Farms
1985 Tom Salvaggio- Managing Director, Computer Aid, Inc.
1985 Patricia Risley- Internationally Acclaimed Opera Singer
1988 Dr. Wayne J. Saunders- Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
1996 Michaela Conlin – Actress
2001 Tim Massaquoi- Former NFL Tight End
1967 David W. Kunkel – Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard (retired)
1977 Susan Roth (Buhosky) – Associate Professor, Culinary Arts, Northampton Community College
1977 Phil Wehr – Co-owner and Manager, A.J. Henry Lumber Co.
1977 Tom Reilly – Senior Partner at Gross McGinley LLP
1985 Dr. Marc Levitt – Director, Colorectal Center for Children, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Professor of Surgery, University of Cincinnati
1988 Brent Saunders – President and CEO, Bausch + Lomb