The following is a press release:
The Stoughton Public Schools and the Stoughton Historical Society are pleased to announce that nominations for the 2013 Induction Class to the Stoughton High Academic Hall of Fame for Extraordinary Achievement are being accepted.
The Hall of Fame was created in 2004, through the efforts of Joanne McEvoy Blomstrom in honor of her father, Raymond; and Anthony L. Sarno, Jr., retired Superintendent of Schools, to recognize graduates of Stoughton High School who have achieved notable success in his/her chosen profession either from a singular extraordinary accomplishment, career of exceptional achievement or significant contribution to society.
Those achievements may come from business, medicine, the humanities, the arts, the sciences, education, philanthropy, public service or other similar fields.
Candidates may be nominated by any former Stoughton High School student, any present or past employee of the Stoughton Public Schools or any present or past Stoughton resident. All previous nominations will be reviewed.
All nominations must be accompanied by a resume, which includes: date of graduation, degree(s), work experience, hobbies and awards/recognitions. The nominee will be asked to submit a portfolio documenting his/her work. The deadline for applications is Friday, December 14, 2012.
Review of applications will be made by a committee composed of the Superintendent of Schools, the Stoughton High School Principal, a member of the National Honor Society, and two members of the Stoughton Historical Society.
Nominations, which will be kept on file and eligible for annual review, should be forwarded to: Dr. Marguerite C. Rizzi, Superintendent of Schools, 232 Pearl Street, Stoughton, MA 02072.