SYCAMORE – Sycamore Music Boosters is looking for outstanding Sycamore High School music alumni and music supporters who can be nominated for the Music Hall of Fame for 2020.
The nomination deadline is Oct. 31. Awards criteria and a nomination form are online at the Music Boosters website at https://sycamoremusicboosters.com.
Launched in 2013, the annual awards program honors and recognizes a variety of Sycamore High School alumni and music advocates who have demonstrated superior participation and/or support of Sycamore music programs.
The Music Hall of Fame includes four award categories, each of which recognize different ways SHS alums and community members have contributed to the ongoing standards of excellence in the music programs. Categories are:
Ovation Award: Honoring an SHS graduate who demonstrated superior performance and participation in music throughout high school.
Legacy Award: Honoring an SHS graduate who demonstrated superior performance and participation in music throughout high school, and who has continued to demonstrate superior involvement in music through continued education, professional and volunteer involvement in music.
Advocate Award: Honoring an individual who has outstanding qualities as an advocate for music programs in the Sycamore Community School District 427.
Distinguished Alumni Award: Honoring a SHS graduate who demonstrated superior participation in music throughout high school. Beyond high school, the individual must have a record of distinguished and exceptional performance/service/achievement in their vocation and/or avocation outside of music.
The 2019 Hall of Fame inductee is Madelyn Anderson, an Advocate Award winner with a long tenure of arts and music advocacy.