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Owensboro High School Calling for Hall of Achievement Applications

Owensboro High School’s “Hall of Achievement” Committee is accepting nominations for the 2016 class.  Every three years, a new class of Owensboro High School alumni are accepted into the Hall of Achievement based on the criteria listed below.  The OHS Hall of Achievement was established in 2001.  To date, the Hall’s 51 inductees have included a Pulitzer Price winner, a CBS News analyst, a former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice, a vocal artist and other distinguished alumni.

News Release: September 9, 2015

 

Owensboro High School Calling for Hall of Achievement Applications

 

Owensboro High School’s “Hall of Achievement” Committee is accepting nominations for the 2016 class.  Every three years, a new class of Owensboro High School alumni are accepted into the Hall of Achievement based on the criteria listed below.  The OHS Hall of Achievement was established in 2001.  To date, the Hall’s 51 inductees have included a Pulitzer Price winner, a CBS News analyst, a former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice, a vocal artist and other distinguished alumni.

 

“Owensboro High School has produced thousands of successful graduates.  However, there are some that have taken success to a whole new level.  The Hall of Achievement is to recognize those individuals who have gone the extra mile,” said John DeLacey, OHS Principal.

                                                              

Criteria

 

·      Attendance at OHS, including former Western, Dunbar and Tech High

·      Excellence in one’s career/occupation

·      Extraordinary service to one’s career/occupation

·      An accomplishment and/or attribute worthy of emulation

·      At least a twenty year span since graduation of high school

 

 

                                                                     To submit a nomination

 

To nominate alumni for Hall of Achievement recognition, please go to the OPS website at: Owensboro.kyschools.us.  Under the schools tab click OHS.  Fill out the online application and click submit.

 

 

You can also print the applications, fill them out, then mail those applications to:

 

Att: Dave Kirk

Owensboro Board of Education

450 Griffith Avenue

Owensboro, KY 42301

 

The deadline for submitting applications is October 9, 2015.  The class will be announced in          November with a ceremony to celebrate the new class in April 2016.  

 



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