Downers Grove North High School is seeking nominations for alumni members to receive its “Alumni Award of Excellence” for 2018. The “Alumni Award of Excellence” program was designed to recognize graduates of North High who have contributed in an exceptional manner to society, whether in the areas of science, government, community, humanitarianism, athletics or fine arts. This highest of Alumni awards recognizes those who have exhibited outstanding leadership, character and service.
Nominations will be accepted online at through April 20, 2018. Alumni who are selected will be recognized at the all-school homecoming assembly, parade and reception on Friday, September 28, 2018.
“North High is fortunate to have an impressive history of alumni who are making waves in their profession and communities,” said North High Director of Student Activities Mark Mirandola. “Celebrating this history will help future students realize the potential they have to impact the world in positive ways.”
In 2016, Erica Lynette Edwards, Class of 1998, and Dr. Burr Eichelman, Class of 1961, were recognized. Edwards and Dr. Eichelman also visited classrooms to share their stories with students. Details about the program and a complete list of past recipients may be found on the North Alumni website.