A Proud Tradition. "Enter to Learn - Leave to Serve."

This award honors Tonawanda High School alumni who have gone above and beyond the norm in professional and personal endeavors to positively affect their profession, their community, and their fellow man. Started in 2001, this award recognizes those who have inspired others, been positive role models in our community and have promoted the excellence of our schools with their achievements. Photo plaques of past recipients are displayed on the back wall of the Distinguished Alumni Auditorium in the MS/HS complex.

Nominations are currently being accepted for the Distinguished Alumni Class of 2024. The deadline to submit a nomination form is July 1, 2024.

  • The nominee must have graduated from Tonawanda High School at least ten years prior to recommendation;

  • The nominee may be male or female, living or deceased;

  • The nominee should be distinguished in a field of endeavor including, but not limited to government, science, education, community service, medicine, literature, law, religion, music, civil service, or other noteworthy ventures.