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August 2nd, 2011
Education Foundation looks for SMHS distinguished alumni


The San Marcos Education Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2011 San Marcos High School (SMHS) Distinguished Alumnus Hall of Fame award.

Recipients of the award must be SMHS alumni who have excelled in their chosen professions, served their communities through volunteerism, social service, and leadership, and whose integrity and stature serve as an example to the San Marcos community and beyond. A panel of SMHS graduates will select award recipients. The panel includes community leaders and current SMHS Distinguished Alumnus Hall of Fame members.

“This award recognizes outstanding alumni of San Marcos High School who have maintained a high standard of excellence and made a significant contribution in their fields of endeavor,” said Daniel Guerrero, executive director of the San Marcos Education Foundation. “The nominees must best exemplify the ideals and spirit of San Marcos High School and should serve as role models for current and future San Marcos High School students.”

Guerrero is also the mayor of San Marcos.

Recipients of the award will be inducted into the San Marcos High School Distinguished Alumnus Hall of Fame as part of the 2011 Rattler Roundup festivities on Oct. 21-22.

The deadline for nominations is September 2, 2011. Nominations may be emailed to San Marcos Education Foundation Distinguished Alumnus Award Chair Diana (Becker) Finlay at Nominations may also be mailed to the San Marcos Education Foundation, Attention Distinguished Alumnus Nomination, PO Box 671, San Marcos, Texas 78667.

Nominations should include a cover letter about the nominee, a biography, resume or professional vitae, the class year of graduation, the nominee’s contact information, and contact information for the person who submits the nomination.

For more information, call (512) 618-3373 or email

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