Distinguished Alumni Award

The BRHS Alumni Association is requesting nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award. Criteria for selection includes but is not limited to post-high school education, professional accomplishments, involvement in community activities and leadership. Nominees who are not selected can be re-nominated in subsequent years. If you would like to nominate someone for the award, please send the name and resume of that person’s accomplishments prior to June 1st. The nominee selected will be recognized and asked to speak at the All-Class Reunion.

Please send nominations to:

Attn: BRHS Distinguished Alumni Committee
21175 15 Mile Road
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Morris Andrews, 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, pictured with his brother Bob.

Tom Avey, 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, accepting the award.

 

Judge Ron Nichols accepts the BRHS Alumni Distinguished Alumni Award for 2012. Pictured with Judge Nichols: Lt/Rgt Durwood Andrews, Ed Burch, Nichols, Theresa Foust, David Buist.

Keith Corrigall recipient of the BRHS Posthumous Distinguished Alumni Award presented at the BRHS All Class Reunion Luncheon, Big Rapids MI August, 2012

Lynn DeMoss recipient of the BRHS Distinguished Alumni Award presented at the BRHS All Class Reunion Luncheon, Big Rapids MI August, 2013

Past Recipients (graduation year)
1994: Pearce Lane (49)
1995: Albert Poland (59)
1996: James Sofoulis and Maxine Arnold Sofoulis (43)
1997: William O’Neil (53)
1998: Leslie Morford and James Stuck (49)
1999: Ray W. Cross (65)
2000: Agnes Jensen Mangerich (31)
2001: James Rogers (65)
2002: Judd D. Arnold (49)
2003: Lawrence Root (66)
2004: Norm Turner (51)
2005: Michael E. “Mickey” Koch (60)
2006: Deno Sellas (49) and Nick Sellas (50)
2007: David Michaels
2008: Art Adleman (50)
2009: Morris Andrews (54)
2010: Gus and Alice Jane Anderson (40) and Tom Avey (65)
2011: Edward Burch (54)
2012: Ronald Nichols and Keith Corrigall (52)
2013:  Lynn DeMoss (52)
2014: Teri L Losey (73)
2015: Major Kay Andrews (56) & Bob Horan (53)  [more info]
2016: Neil R Tetzlaff Lt Col USAF Ret (60)   [more info]