Nominations sought for Alexandria Education Foundation Hall of FameThe Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation is seeking nominations for its next Hall of Fame inductees.
The Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation is seeking nominations for its next Hall of Fame inductees.
The foundation established the Hall of Fame in an effort to honor outstanding alumni, or for any staff or faculty member, who have earned significant distinctions or achievements in their chosen fields. Honorees from previous years include the following:
• Arthur O. “Art” Hafdal, District 206 superintendent of schools, 1949-1976.
• Maynard “Bud” Peterson, class of 1949.
• Ruth Salzman Adams, class of 1941.
• Ellen Eilers, class of 1935.
• Dr. John A. Gustafson, class of 1950 and Alexandria teacher/coach, 1958-1971.
• Tom Lehman, class of 1977.
• Murrae Freng, Alexandria teacher/choral director, 1952-1965.
• A.A. “Cap” Paciotti, Alexandria teacher/coach/Community Education director, 1946-1981.
• Robert J. “Bob” Rader, Alexandria teacher, 1958-1987.
Anyone may submit a nomination and the foundation board will make honoree selections based on the following criteria:
• Nominees may be living or deceased.
• Nominees must have graduated from an Alexandria high school in 1989 or earlier or must have retired from District 206 after serving in the district for a minimum of 10 years.
• Nominees must have realized distinctive achievements in their chosen fields(s) that include areas such as business, education, science, professions or community service.
• Nominees may or may not be currently holding the position(s) in which they achieved major success.
Nominations may be submitted by completing a Hall of Fame nomination form on the Alexandria School District 206 website at www.alexandria.k12.mn.us/halloffame. Completed forms must be submitted by April 1, 2010 in order to be considered for the 2010 event.
The foundation board will make final selections of honorees. Those individuals will be honored at the 4th annual Hall of Fame luncheon and celebration event on October 1.