Lowndes > LEIF Seeks Nominations For Distinguished Alumnus Award

| January 18, 2015


LOWNDES — The Lowndes Education Improvement Foundation (LEIF) is seeking nominations for the Lowndes County Schools Distinguished Alumnus Award. This award, created in 2006, is offered to honor former students who have translated their Lowndes County Schools’ experience into distinguished service in the public, business, professional, or educational community.

It is also the mission of the award to inspire current students to aspire to similar achievements, and to underscore the importance of exploiting the fine educational opportunities offered by the Lowndes County School System.

Past recipients of this award include:

2014 – Rhett Akins
2013 – Dr. Stephen Zeigler
2012 – Hugh C. Chancy
2011 – John T. Milhous, III
2010- Cathy Biles Parker
2009 – Dr. Curt Starling
2008 – Randall Godfrey
2007 – Representative Amy Carter
2006 – Jay Platt

Nomination forms are available on the website at www.lowndes.k12.ga.us and are due due on February 6. Selection will be completed in February and the award will be presented at the annual LEIF banquet on April 21.

Note: Nomination packets are kept on file and carryover from year to year. If your nominee from previous years was not selected, the packet will be considered as is on file or you may contact Lynne Wilson to make revisions prior to the LEIF board’s selection in February.

Pictured 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Rhett Akins is pictured with the LEIF board.

Lynne J. Wilson: Director of CTAE and Public Relations
Lowndes County Schools

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