Hall of Distinction

The Hall of Distinction is a very prestigious honor given to outstanding Alumni or Plain Local Schools contributors.

The Plain Local Schools Alumni Association Hall of Distinction honors alumni, and other individuals in our community, who have distinguished themselves personally and / or professionally, have contributed time and talent to the Plain Local School District and who have exemplified the education and moral values that are respected by their community and school system.

To be considered for this honor, nominees must meet the eligibility requirements as defined by the Plain Local Schools Alumni Association. Those selected into the Hall of Distinction will be memorialized with a permanent likeness and inscriptions at GlenOak High School.

View all the current Hall of Distinction Members.

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Hall of Distinction Induction Ceremony

2023 Hall of distinction inductees

On Thursday, September 28th we recognized Plain Local Schools Alumni and others who have distinguished themselves and have exemplified their community and school system.

This year’s inductees were:

  • Jim Adkins 1965 (from Wickliffe High School)
  • David Coleman 1979
  • Joshua Poole 1994
  • Bryan Rice 1984
  • Kevin Rice 1985
If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or call 330.353.8562.
 

2023 Hall of Distinction Induction Ceremony

Make a Nomination for the 2024 Hall of Distinction

The Alumni Hall of Distinction is designed to recognize Plain Local Schools Alumni and other individuals who have distinguished themselves and have exemplified the education and moral values that are respected by their community and school system.

To be considered for this honor, nominees must meet the eligibility requirements as defined by the Plain Local Schools Alumni Association.  Those selected into the Hall of Distinction will be memorialized with a permanent likeness and inscription at GlenOak High School.

Eligibility requirements:

  1. Must be a graduate of Middlebranch, Glenwood, Oakwood, or GlenOak high schools.
  2. Non-graduates may be nominated based on their association or contribution to the history and welfare of the Plain Local School District.
  3. The nominee shall have distinguished himself/herself in one or more of the following areas:
    a) Community Contribution
    b) Professional Accomplishment
    c) Education
    d) Political Leadership
    e) Athletic Endeavors
    f) Humanitarian Contributions
    g) Other contributions
  4. Nominee will attend the Hall of Distinction preferably in person.  If unable to attend in person, arrangements will be made to meet virtually or by video.

Completed nominations must be received by March 15, 2024.

Click here to apply or nominate for the 2024 Hall of Distinction

If you would prefer to complete a traditional paper application, please contact the Foundation office at 330-353-8562 or [email protected] and one will be mailed to you.

All persons making nominations will be informed of the final selections.

A selection committee made up of association members and members of the civic business community shall review the application and make a final decision. Final decisions remain with the Plain Local Alumni Association.

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