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
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: www.wwps.org (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
Recognition is intended to honor Walla Walla Public Schools graduates for outstanding achievement. Selection is based on service to humanity, exceptional career achievement and/or other accomplishments.
No Selection Committee member shall make a nomination.
Selection shall be made by the entire committee, and the process must remain confidential.
Nominations will be held for five years, and will automatically be included for consideration.
Selection Committee shall consist of 9 voting members
One member will be a Board of Directors member
8 members will have general committee membership (recommendations from committee)
Director of Communications and Community Relations will serve as the Chairperson (non-voting)
Selection Committee membership terms of service
Three year terms with the option to renew for a second, three year term