Pasadena ISD is accepting nominations for the Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2017.
The award recognizes a Pasadena ISD alumnus who has made significant contributions to society and whose accomplishments and career have brought credit to the City of Pasadena and its school district.
Nominees must demonstrate a commitment to the educational, social, spiritual and personal growth of the young people of our community through volunteer efforts in Pasadena schools or any youth-related organization. They must also live or work within the boundaries of the school district.
The Distinguished Alumnus Award will be presented at a special reception in the spring. A bronze plaque will be dedicated at the reception and placed at the front entrance to the Administration Building.
Those wishing to submit a nomination should return a completed form along with any supporting documentation such as newspaper clippings or resumes by January 31, 2016.
A nomination form can be accessed by visiting the Distinguished Alumnus webpage on the Pasadena ISD site.
Forms can also be obtained by calling 713-740-0186.
Nominations may be submitted to Cynthia Gutierrez, Communication Department, Pasadena ISD, 1515 Cherrybrook Lane, Pasadena, TX 77502.
Past recipients of the Distinguished Alumnus Award are:
2016 – Wayne Adams, South Houston High School – Class of 1967
2015 – John Eddie Williams, Jr., Pasadena High School – Class of 1972
2014 – Calvin Powitzky, Pasadena High School – Class of 1964
2013 – Dr. John Morgan, Pasadena High School – Class of 1959
2012 – Dr. Frank Young, Pasadena High School – Class of 1958
2011 – Dr. Mike McKinney, Sam Rayburn High School – Class of 1969
2010 – Rick Schriever, Sam Rayburn High School – Class of 1973
2009 – Dr. Byron Tapley, Pasadena High School – Class of 1951
2008 – James R. Smith, South Houston High School – Class of 1960
2007 – Dr. Carlton Horbelt, Pasadena High School –Class of 1973
2006 – Dr. Mary Campbell-Fox, Dobie High School – Class of 1976
2005 – J. Michael Solar, Sam Rayburn High School – Class of 1971
2004 – Dr. Paul Zanowiak, South Houston High School – Class of 1965