Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor & Celebration
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Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor
The Parkland School District Education Foundation is proud of its establishment of a Parkland High School Distinguished Alumni Wall of Honor in 2012. Wall plaques don the wall at the main entrance of Parkland High School for each honoree to date. Each year, nominations are reviewed and announced in January. The program is designed to recognize notable Parkland alumni who have brought honor to the Parkland School District. Our hope is to not only pay tribute to alumni, but also inspire students and the general community who visit our high school for years to come. We are seeking nominees who have distinguished themselves and contributed to society in an exemplary manner. In order for alumni to be eligible for nomination they must be at least 25 years of age.
Number of Awards to be Given
Awards are to be given annually with the number of nominees inducted at the discretion of the selection committee. The committee will choose from the applications which must be received by November 30th of the current school year.
Nominees are evaluated on the following criteria:
- Accomplishments in his or her chosen career
- Volunteer work or acts of service
- A positive impact on people or contributions to others
- Special recognition or awards
Selection Committee and Process
The selection committee is to be composed of the following:
- One member from the Parkland Education Foundation Board
- One member from the Parkland School Board
- One member from the school district administration
- One seasoned Parkland staff member
- One member from the PEF Gala Committee
- One member from the business community
The selected honoree(s) for induction to the Wall of Honor will be honored at a reception which will be determined annually. Inductee(s) will have a plaque placed on the Alumni Wall of Honor located in the main lobby of Parkland High School. Applicants submitted who were not selected will be considered again the following two years without the need to resubmit an application. If not selected within two years after original nomination, a new application must be submitted.
Application forms for nominations are available on the Parkland School District Education Foundation website here. Please keep your nomination to 3-5 pages.
Nomination forms should be returned by mail or email to:
Parkland Education Foundation
1210 Springhouse Road
Allentown PA 18104
If you have any questions please contact:
Lisa Ervin at 610-351-5572.
About the Parkland School District Education Foundation
Parkland Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax exempt organization whose primary goal is to raise funds to promote, enhance, and supplement the educational and co-curricular programs for the benefit of students and staff in the Parkland School District in order to preserve a tradition of excellence and help build the dreams of children in our community.
the Distinguished Alumni Gala
Our 9th Distinguished Alumni Annual Gala premiered on April 14, 2021 and can be re-watched above. Extended interviews are also available at www.YouTube.com/ParklandTV.