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Sycamore launches Music Hall of Fame

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 5:30 a.m. CDT

The Sycamore Music Boosters has started a new awards program – the Sycamore High School Music Hall of Fame.

The ongoing program will recognize SHS alumni and music advocates who have demonstrated superior participation and/or support of the Sycamore music programs. 

The Music Hall of Fame includes four award categories.

The Ovation Award will be given to a SHS graduate who demonstrated superior performance and participation in music throughout his/her high school experience.

The Legacy Award will be awarded to a SHS graduate who demonstrated superior performance and participation in music throughout his/her high school experience, and, who has continued to demonstrate superior involvement in music through continued education, professional and volunteer involvement in music.

The Advocate Award recipient will be an individual who has outstanding qualities as an advocate for the music programs in the Sycamore School District.

The Distinguished Alumni Award will be awarded to a SHS graduate who demonstrated superior participation in music throughout his/her high school experience. Beyond high school, the individual must have a record of truly distinguished and exceptional performance/service/achievement in their vocation and/or avocation.

Nominations are being collected for the first awards of 2013. The submission deadline is Nov. 15. More information, nomination forms, and instructions can be found online at www.sycamoremusicboosters.com.

Contact Sycamore Music Booster president and Music Hall of Fame committee member Ken Olson at olsonpt@comcast.net with questions.

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