BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. – Nominations are now being taken for the Briarcliff High School Distinguished Alumni Award to honor the achievements and contributions of the school’s alumni.
The Distinguished Alumni Award is intended to recognize an alumna for his or her outstanding achievements, service to their communities and/or service or support of the Briarcliff School district.
Nominees must be graduates of Briarcliff High School and must have graduated at least 10 years prior to the school year in which they are nominated. The award is intended to recognize an alumna for outstanding, noteworthy achievement in one or more areas:
- Professional achievement (or military) success demonstrated by notable career accomplishments
- Service to society — Extraordinary community involvement in their own community, their college or university, the Briarcliff Manor community and/or society in general
- Service and support of the Briarcliff school community
- Service with government and/or military
The principal of the high school will appoint a committee consisting of three to five members including alumni, the high school administration, community members and faculty members to review the nominations and determine which, if any, of the nominees will be selected as an honoree.
If the committee selects a nominee, the nominee will be informed of the honor and invited to the high school awards assembly for the presentation of the award. A plaque will be provided to the award recipient and a duplicate will be put on display in the high school lobby.
The nomination form should be submitted to Briarcliff High School Principal Debora French via email at firstname.lastname@example.org by Feb. 1, 2016, or as a hard copy mailed to to Briarcliff High School, 444 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, New York 10510 – Attention: Debora French, principal.
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