2017 Hall of Distinction inductees named

Marion High School and Marion Community Schools congratulate the 2017 inductees into the MHS Hall of Distinction
  • Art Faulkner, Class of 1958
  • Richard Harris, Class of 1965
  • Dave Tippey, Class of 1969
  • Courtney Gorman, D.D.S., ABO, Class of 1979
  • and Latondra Newton, Class of 1986.
>> Click here to learn more about the inductees and the upcoming induction banquet

Marion High School Hall of Distinction

Purpose
The purpose of the Marion High School Hall of Distinction is to give lasting recognition to Marion High School graduates who have made exceptional contributions to the achievements and prestige of Marion Community Schools. Furthermore, it is the purpose of the Hall of Distinction to promote more interest in Marion High School and to display before current Marion students, the success of past graduates who have contributed in making Marion schools exceptional. 

Previous inductees
Use the links in the above left column if this web page to navigate information about previous inductees into the MHS Hall of Distinction.

Criteria for Nominations
Any Marion High School graduate, who has made substantial contributions to the achievements of Marion Community Schools, and/or reflect positively thereon, is eligible for nomination. All nominees must have conducted themselves in such a manner to reflect honor upon Marion Community Schools and have qualities of character and standards of conduct that are exemplary. 

Additional clarification for nomination criteria is as follows:
  1. Honor is reserved for MHS graduates of distinction. Individuals that have distinguished themselves through superb accomplishment on a local, state, or national level of prominence.
  2. This award recognizes accomplishments in diverse fields of endeavor.
  3. Graduates are not eligible until more than five years has elapsed from graduation.
  4. Non-MHS graduates may be afforded “honorary” status in the MHS Hall of Distinction.

Nomination Process
We welcome community members’ nominations. Nominations must be in writing, and received in the office of the Superintendent.  Nomination forms can be found online (click here) as well as at all Marion schools. The nomination period will reopen next year. A committee of 12 members will serve as the selection group.  Nominees stay on a list for consideration for a three-year period.

Contact information:
Superintendent’s Office
Telephone:  765-662-2546 ext. 125
Fax:  765-651-2043
Email:  pbarney@marion.k12.in.us