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									     HORICON HIGH SCHOOL
         DISTINGUISED
            ALUMNI
            AWARD
                                       BY-LAWS




December 2004
Original Members include:

Teachers:       Rebecca Hoffmann, Maria Bislew, Mike LeBouton

Students:       Jordan Day, Brock Sawyer, Lucas Hechimovich, Sam Davidson, Lindsey Firari,
                Rachel Gerth and Jenna Aumann

Administration: Jeffrey C. Higgins, Principal
                                         Article I

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                             HORICON HIGH SCHOOL
                         DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD



                                        Article II
                                       PURPOSE

A. Recognize and honor outstanding graduates of Horicon High School who have excelled
   in their professions and/or made significant contributions to their communities.

B. Display to the students and to the public the accomplishments of graduates who have
   distinguished themselves as role models.

C. Provide opportunities for students to participate in the selection and recognition of former
   Horicon High School graduates.

D. Provide opportunities for students to interact with these role models.



                                      Article III
                                    MEMBERSHIP

A. Nominees into the Horicon Distinguished Alumni Award shall have graduated from
   Horicon High School at least five years prior to nomination.

B. Significant contributions to their profession and/or community should be given top
   consideration, along with any other outstanding accomplishments, after graduating from
   Horicon High School.

C. High moral values, good ethics, character and discipline during post high school years
   shall be a consideration.
                                          Article V
                                          AWARDS

   A. A plaque shall be presented to the inductee. This plaque shall be placed on permanent
      display at Horicon High School. The plaque will include a recent photo as well as their
      high school graduation picture.

   B. Recipients of the Horicon Distinguished Alumni Award shall be given an award in
      appreciation for their accomplishments.

   C. Recognition of the Horicon Distinguished Alumni inductees shall take place at
      graduation ceremony in the spring of each school year.




                                        Article VI
                                    BY-LAW REVISION

Amendments to the Horicon Distinguished Alumni Award by-laws shall be voted upon by the
Horicon Distinguished Alumni Committee at a committee meeting or by absentee vote if having
an excused absence from the meeting. Amendments receiving two-thirds majority votes from
the eligible Horicon Distinguished Alumni Committee members shall be adopted.



                                Article VII
             HORICON DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD COMMITTEE

   A. Responsibilities
         a. The general responsibilities for the committee are to govern and to administer this
            organization within the guidelines set forth in the by-laws.
         b. The Horicon Distinguished Alumni Committee shall establish policies and
            procedures necessary for the proper functioning of the Horicon Distinguished
            Alumni Award only when adequate policy or procedures do not already exist
            within these by-laws.

   B. Membership on the Horicon Distinguished Alumni Award committee shall be selected by
      the principal of Horicon High School with the assistance of present committee members.



                                          Article VIII

The committee shall be made up of three teachers, nine students and one building administrator.
                                        Article IX
                                      HALL OF FAME

Duties of the Committee:

   1. Receive folder of nominees’ biodata information and be familiar with the contents.
   2. Attend the selection meeting in April and vote for your top three candidates of choice.
      Ranking top choice #1, second #2 and third choice #3.
   3. Solicit from others and/or make nominations for the pool of nominees.

Duties of Chairperson:

   1. Update the biodate on nominees and prepare folders to disseminate to the committee
      members for April meeting.
   2. Appoint committee members as necessary:
         a. 3 faculty members       -women and men from different departments
         b. 7 students              -students will be appointed as freshmen (1 female and 1
             male) and may continue throughout high school, if they so desire
   3.    Schedule and conduct a meeting to select the inductee.
   4.    Notify inductee by mail following the meeting and select a spring date, if possible.
         Give hints for acceptance speech (3-4 minutes) at the graduation. Request a guest list
         for the ceremony.
   5.    Contact the local newspapers.
   6.    Request two photos.
   7.    Introduce the inductee at the graduation ceremony.
                                         Wall of Fame
                                   Outstanding Alumni Award

This prestigious award is given to outstanding alumni who are graduates of Horicon High School.
Recipients of the Wall of Fame award are exemplars of exceptional accomplishments and thereby set high
standards for Horicon district students. Each award will be permanently displayed on the Wall of Fame in
the Horicon High School.

Nominations will be accepted and considered by the Wall of Fame committee annually. To preserve the
significance of this award, each recipient must be extremely deserving; therefore, even though nominees
will be considered annually, there may not necessarily be a recipient every year. Numbers of recipients
per year will be limited to 0 to 6. Nominators of candidates who were not selected may renew the
nominations in consecutive years. Self nomination is acceptable.

Nominations must fulfill these requirements:
  1.      Complete nomination form. Please print or type. Be as specific as possible. (Please note:
          Nominees must meet one or more, not necessarily all criteria.)
  2.      Mail all nomination documents to: Teresa Graven, Principal
                                                       Horicon High School
                                                       841 Gray Street
                                                       Horicon WI 53032
         For further information, contact the Horicon High School (920) 485-4441 x114
  3.      Nominations must be received by mail or delivery no later than 4:30 on March 30, 2012.


                                   Nomination Form – Part A

Nominee: ____________________________________________________________________________
                      First Name                           Last Name

Nominee’s Year of Graduation from Horicon High School: _________

Nominee’s Address:
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Street                      City                    State             Zip

Nominee’s Contact Numbers:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
Home Phone                     Work Phone                Fax                 E-Mail



Nomination Submitted by: _____________________________________________________________________
                            First Name                   Last Name

Nominator’s Address:
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Street                              City                        State                 Zip

Nominator’s Contact Numbers:
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
Home Phone                     Work Phone                   Fax               E-Mail
Wall of Fame Outstanding Alumni Award
Nomination Form Part B

Nominees for the Wall of Fame Outstanding Alumni Award must meet one or
more (not necessarily all) of the following criteria:
Please give your supporting narrative in the spaces following each of these criteria. Include nominee’s
participation in organizations, activities, awards, recognition, published works, and any other merits of
this nominee, as appropriate to each of the criteria.

_______ 1. Nominee has made an outstanding contribution to society.

Supportive Narrative:




_______ 2. Nominee displays or has displayed outstanding leadership.

Supportive Narrative:
Wall of Fame Outstanding Alumni Award
Nomination Form Part B, continued

_______ 3. Nominee is a person of historical significance.

Supportive Narrative:




_______ 4. Nominee is or has been a prominent local, state, national, and/or world figure.

Supportive Narrative:




Submitted by Nominator:_______________________________________________________________
                            Signature                                     Date

*Nominations without a signature will not be considered. Nominations will be confidential.
                                   Horicon High School
                              Hall of Fame Nomination Form

NAME: ________________________________ NOMINATED BY: ___________________________

BIRTH DATE: __________________________ GRADUATED FROM HORICON IN YEAR_______


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: ______________________________________________________
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DEGREES HELD IF ANY:
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EMPLOYMENT: _____________________________________________________________________
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HONORS RECEIVED: ________________________________________________________________
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MEMBERSHIP IN ORGANIZATIONS: ___________________________________________________
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HOBBIES: __________________________________________________________________________
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