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Nominations sought for PISD 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Nominations sought for PISD 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award
Posted on 01/15/2019
Now accepting nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus AwardNow accepting Nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award


Pasadena ISD is accepting nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award.

The award annually recognizes a PISD graduate whose accomplishments and career have made a positive impact in Pasadena and its school district.

The nominee must demonstrate a commitment to the educational, social, spiritual and personal growth of students in the 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 winner will be announced in February. The Distinguished Alumnus Award will be presented to the honoree during a reception in the spring.

To submit a nomination, please complete the form online along with any supporting documentation such as newspaper clippings or resumes by January 31, 2019.

A nomination form can be found on the Distinguished Alumnus webpage.

Supporting documentation can be submitted to Reesha Brown, Communication Department, Pasadena ISD, 1515 Cherrybrook Lane, Pasadena, TX 77502.

Past recipients of the Distinguished Alumnus Award are:

2018 – Steve Phelps, Sam Rayburn High School – Class of 1976

2017 – Chris Bezdek, Sam Rayburn High School – Class of 1998 

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