Wall of Fame

Wall of Fame


QCHS Principal David Finnerty is soliciting nominations of outstanding graduates for the Wall of Fame. The honorees will be recognized at the annual meeting of the Quakertown Community High School Alumni Association on the afternoon of June 1, 2019.

Individuals who graduated at least a decade ago and "who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in a career and/or contributed significantly to the health, welfare, or human rights of the local, national, or international community " are eligible. Previously, the Quakertown High School Alumni Association has presented its Gold Key Award to a distinguished alumnus. Those who have received the Gold Key Award are not eligible for the new award. A listing of Gold Key awardees is found in the new Wall of Fame area in the high school.

Any alumnus may nominate a fellow alumnus.

RESPONSIBILITY: The Wall of Fame is facilitated by the QCHS Principal.

PURPOSE OF THE WALL OF FAME: To honor and respect individual graduates who have brought lasting fame to Quakertown Community High School as a result of their post-secondary accomplishments.

CRITERIA: To be eligible for the QCHS Wall of Fame, a nominee must meet these criteria:

  • Be a graduate of Quakertown High School or Quakertown Community High School;
  • Have graduated at least 10 years previously;
  • Have demonstrated exceptional career achievement and/or contributed significantly to the welfare of the Quakertown community and beyond;
  • Not be a previous recipient of the Gold Key Award;
  • Individual alumni may not nominate themselves;
  • There shall be a maximum of three recipients per year.

SELECTION GUIDELINES: The credentials of a candidate shall be submitted on the nomination form to the QCHS Principal.

  • March 1 - Nomination forms must be received by the QCHS Principal
  • May 1 - successful candidates will be notified.
  • June - Awardees recognized at the Alumni Association meeting

SELECTION COMMITTEE: The QCHS Principal will chair a five-person committee composed of alumni and educators who will review nominations and select recipients. Members of the committee:

  • Alumni Association member - chosen annually by members
  • Quakertown Community Education Foundation member - chosen annually by members
  • QCSD Educator - Chosen annually by the QCHS Principal
  • QCSD Superintendent representative - Chosen annually by the Superintendent
  • Community member-at-large - Chosen annually by prior year's committee

RECOGNITION: Individual alumni selected shall be recognized at the annual meeting of the Quakertown High School Alumni Association. As inclusion on the Wall of Fame replaces the Gold Key Award of the Alumni Association one section of the Wall of Fame shall be reserved for Gold Key recipients.

Click here for a PDF of the Nomination Form. You can print it, write on it, and turn in to Principal David Finnerty at QCHS.

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