Graduates of Distinction nominations now accepted

By on Sunday, January 27th, 2019 in Local News

News Release from Walla Walla Public Schools (WWPS)

WALLA WALLA, Washington — Nominations are now open for the district’s prestigious Graduates of Distinction program. Nominations for this year’s recipients will be accepted through March 15. Please consider nominating an outstanding graduate or encouraging someone you know to submit a nomination. Recipients will be honored prior to the June 4 School Board meeting.

Purpose of the Award
The purpose of the Walla Walla Public Schools Graduates of Distinction program is to provide an avenue for recognizing high school graduates of Walla Walla Public Schools who have distinguished themselves in their communities, professions, or careers; and to honor the Walla Walla Public Schools staff members who were the most inspirational in the lives of those individuals.

Who may nominate?
Anyone interested in Walla Walla Public Schools.

Eligibility for nomination
• Must have graduated from high school in the Walla Walla Public Schools at least 10 years prior to nomination.
• Need not be a current resident of Walla Walla.
• Need not be present to accept the award, but will make a concerted effort to be present or send a representative to accept the award.

How to nominate?
Forms: Fillable PDF nomination and supporting letters forms are available online at: (Graduates of Distinction page) or in hard copy at the District Office, 364 S. Park St. – Walla Walla, WA 99362. Mail or hand deliver the completed hard copy nomination form and three supporting letters by March 15 to:

Walla Walla Public Schools
Attn: Mark Higgins, Director of Communications
364 S. Park Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362