Seeking 2014 IPS Alumni Hall of Fame Nominees


The Indianapolis Public Schools Education Foundation is now accepting nominees for induction into the IPS Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2014.

IMG_1006Successful candidates for this elite recognition will join former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, comedian David Letterman, writer Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Indiana Pacer George Hill and actress Vivica A. Fox as Hall of Fame honorees.

Candidates should meet the following criteria:

∙             An IPS graduate who has been out of high school at least five years

∙             Has special achievements in the nominee’s areas of specialization

∙             Has received honors, awards or other recognitions on a local, regional, national and/or international level

∙             Demonstrated community service

∙             Has made meritorious contributions to society in general or specific segment of society

Nomination forms are available online at www.ipsef.org/nominate or by visiting the IPS website at www.myips.org and selecting Alumni Hall of Fame under About IPS. Nomination deadline is April 15.

The IPS Alumni Hall of Fame was established in 2006 to convey community pride and highlight the achievements of countless IPS alumni. The honorees for the Class of 2013 represented an accomplished set of community leaders, including a U.S.S. Indianapolis survivor, a distinguished entrepreneur, a publishing maven and a Black Enterprise Magazine Company of the Year business owner.

The 2013 Hall of Fame Luncheon raised over $100,000, with proceeds going to support the work of IPS Education Foundation in IPS classrooms.

Those selected for induction will be the guests of honor at the 9th Annual IPS Alumni Hall of Fame Luncheon to be held September 30 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.