Nomination Form and Application
At United ISD, learning and success go far. As such, the United Independent School District would like to recognize the success of United I.S.D. graduates and the foundation that their high school education provided to this success.
Distinguished Alumni Award
Eligibility: A graduate of United I.S.D. who has distinguished him/herself after high school graduation. This individual must have graduated from high school at least five years from the date of nomination. This recognition can be earned through:
Nomination Process: any individual may nominate a candidate to receive this distinction. The individual making the nomination shall submit details (resume/biography) about the candidate including his/her achievements. The documentation shall include references (either written documentation or personal reference) that can verify the achievement(s). Please include a high-resolution photograph of the candidate.
Selection Process: Nominations must be submitted to the Office ofthe Superintendent no later than January 13, 2020. The selection committee shall meet in February to review all nominations received. The committee will selectthe qualified candidates to receive this recognition. Members ofthe committee shall review all submitted documentation pertaining to each candidate. Candidates not selected may resubmit their application the preceding year. All candidates and nominating individuals will be notified using their preferred method of communication selected on the application.
Plaque and Publications: Each honoree shall be invited to the distinguished alumni formal recognition dinner where they shall be presented with a plaque. The honoree’s picture will be displayed in various district publications as well as in their respective school’s “Wall of Distinction” with other Distinguished Alumni. A publication includes congratulatory advertisements that are available for purchase by each honoree and/or family, friends, businesses, etc. In addition, honorees will have an opportunity to speak to students of their alma mater in an effort to promote post-secondary education, career choices, community service, etc.
Selection Committee: The following individuals shall serve on the selection committee: