Wall of Distinction - New!

Alumni Association Given Green Light to Establish “Wall of Distinction

The Louis E. Dieruff High School Alumni Association has been given approval to proceed with an endeavor sixty years in the making.  The purpose of the Wall of Distinction is to give lasting recognition to Dieruff graduates who have made exceptional contributions to the achievements and prestige of Dieruff High School. 

Furthermore, it is the purpose of the Hall of Distinction to promote Husky Pride in Dieruff High School and to display before current students, the success of past graduates and their accomplishments.

Criteria for Nominations

Any Dieruff High School graduate who has made substantial contributions to the achievements of Dieruff High School and/or reflect positively thereon, is eligible for nomination.

All nominees must have conducted themselves in such manner to reflect honor upon Dieruff High School 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 DHS graduates.  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. The following categories for consideration are:
    1. Arts
    2. Business
    3. Education
    4. Entertainment / TV / Film
    5. Finance / Economic Development
    6. Government
    7. Historians
    8. Law / Criminal Justice
    9. Media / Journalism / Writing
    10. Medicine / Health / Science
    11. Military
  3. Graduates are not eligible until more than five years have elapsed from graduation.
  4. Recognition can be awarded to posthumous nominees.
  5. Non-Dieruff graduates may be considered for an “honorary” status in the Dieruff Alumni Wall of Distinction.

    Nomination Process – We welcome all community members’ nominations.   Nominations must be in writing, and submitted on the official Nomination Form.  This form will be found online at www.dieruff-alumni.org or by request to the Main Office of Dieruff High School beginning on December 1, 2019 and will run through February 29, 2020.

Click on the following link to download the official Nomination Form.