BHS accepting nominations for Hall of Honor


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Posted Online: Jan. 23, 2013, 12:06 pm
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Press release submitted by Celeste Miller



BHS Hall of Honor website - http://bhs.bettendorf.k12.ia.us/alumni/hall_of_honor


Bettendorf High School is the sponsor of the "Hall of Honor" recognition program established to honor graduates who have achieved a place of distinction in the area of public or community service or have achieved a noticeably high level of performance in career or profession and have influenced the lives of others in some positive manner.

Nominations are now being taken. Nominees must have:
Graduated from Bettendorf High School more than 10 years prior to the induction
Achieved outstanding success in his or her career
Made a significant contribution to the community or to society
Demonstrated distinction in professional, public, and/or community service
Demonstrated a positive influence on the lives of others
Please include in this letter of nomination why this individual should be considered for the Hall of Honor and the current address and telephone number of the candidate. Letters of nomination should be sent to Bettendorf High School by April 12, 2013:
Jim S. Casas, Principal
Bettendorf High School
3333 18th Street
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

Plaques will be presented to each individual at a special induction ceremony during Homecoming 2013. The engraved plaque containing a photograph and citation for each nominee will be on permanent display at the high school.



















 




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