The San Marcos Education Foundation (SMEF) is accepting nominations through October 16 for the 2020 San Marcos High School Distinguished Alumni Award and Young Alumni Award.
Recipients of the awards are recognized via a video presentation at the San Marcos High School Rattler Homecoming football game on Nov. 27.
“The San Marcos Education Foundation is pleased to salute the achievements of outstanding Alumni whose personal lives, professional achievements, and community service exemplify the objectives of our Alma Mater,” said Dr. Rosina Valle, SMEF Alumni Affairs Chair.
The purpose of the Distinguished Alumni Award is to recognize and honor graduates of San Marcos High School whose achievements, strength of character, and citizenship serve as models to inspire and challenge today’s youth.
The award is open to any alumnus or alumna who graduated from San Marcos High School (attending for a minimum of two years) and is at least 35 years of age at the time of the nomination.
The Distinguished Young Alumni Award is also presented each year to an alumnus or alumna who graduated from San Marcos High School (attending for a minimum of two years) and is under 35 years of age.
Any person may submit a nomination for consideration by the SMEF alumni awards committee. The nomination must include a typed cover letter summarizing the nominee’s eligibility, supporting documents, such as a resume or biographical sketch, and/or up-to three letters of support.
Nominations will be accepted through October 16 and should be sent to the Distinguished Alumni Award Chair via email at email@example.com
More information and online nomination forms are located on the SMEF website at this link: http://www.smeducationfoundation.org/alumni.
Last year’s recipients were Jeff Ault, Class of 1984; Nancy Blackwell Scott, Class of 1952; Johnnie Bratton, Jr., Class of 1969; Arthur Allen Espinoza, Class of 1988; and Andrea Powell, Class of 1995.
A full list of past recipients is posted on the SMEF website.