Boardman Alumni Association seeks applications for Distinguished Alumni Award

The Officers and Council of the Boardman High School Alumni Association are seeking applications for the 2014 Boardman High School Distinguished Alumni award.

The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Boardman High School Alumni Association. This award recognizes outstanding alumni of Boardman High School who have maintained a high standard of excellence and made a significant contribution in their endeavors. These individuals must exemplify the ideals and spirit of Boardman High School and should serve as role models for current and future Boardman High School students.

Nominees for this award must meet the following criteria:

• The nominee must have graduated from Boardman High School a minimum of 20 years prior to the year in which the award will be presented.

• The nominee must have demonstrated recognized achievement in his/her profession, community, charitable endeavors, and/or to the Boardman schools.

The nomination process will be administered as follows: anyone can submit a nomination, self-nominations are also permitted, nominees not selected for award in previous years will be considered unless they withdraw their nomination.

All nomination forms to the Boardman High School Alumni Association must be received by Feb. 14 via email to or mailed to BAA, PO Box 3474, Youngstown, OH 44513.

Each year, up to two individual nominees with the best cumulative rankings will be considered the recipient(s) of the Distinguished Alumni Award. The award winners will be presented with the award at the Senior Honors Assembly in May in front of all BHS students, faculty and senior parents. A copy of the award plague will be placed on the new Alumni wall outside of the BHS office.

Applications for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award are now available at or email to request an application. You may also call Cheryl Tarantino at 330-507-5454 for more information.

Previous award winners were Carol S. Clark, Class of 1957, and David F. Dravecky, Class of 1974 (2010); James T. E. Chengelis, M.D., Class of 1973, and Ron Scott, Class of 1957 (2011); Todd Hancock, Class of 1982, and Mark Huberman, Class of 1969 (2012) and The Honorable Peter C. Economus, Class of 1961 (2013).

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