Springfield Public Schools is seeking nominees for its Hall of Fame.
Since 2010, the district has honored alumni “whose education has been a cornerstone of their success,” according to the SPS Hall of Fame website. Inductees have given back to their community, achieved professional success or charted other paths that serve as inspiration for current SPS students.
The district has inducted up to three SPS alums every year since 2010. Last year, former NBA player Anthony Tolliver and former Missouri State Supreme Court Chief Justice John Holstein joined the SPS HoF.
To qualify, a nominee must have graduated from SPS at least a decade ago and have attended all four years of high school at any of the five in the district.
Nominations can be made by submitting an online form. A news release about the process suggests a quality nomination will address how a Hall-worthy candidate has:
- Served as an outstanding role model.
- Demonstrated a commitment to community service.
- Achieved a level of personal or professional success that truly distinguishes him or her from other SPS graduates.
- Made a significant impact on his or her community.
- Served as an inspiration to others.
The deadline to submit a nomination is April 30. Those chosen for the SPS Hall of Fame will be honored at a luncheon in October. The previous inductees can be viewed on the SPS website.