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The Shenandoah Iowa Education Foundation Distinguished Alumni Award has been established to recognize graduates of Shenandoah High School for outstanding achievements and contributions to society following graduation. These recipients reflect strong role models for current students at Shenandoah High School.

Selection criteria are as follows:

-Candidates must have graduated from the Shenandoah Community School District at least ten years prior to nomination. 

-Candidates must have contributed to society in an exemplary manner.

-Candidates must have achieved outstanding success in any of the following areas: the arts, business, community service, humanitarian efforts, or a profession.

                                       Award recipients are chosen by an independent selection committee.

*** At least one letter of support is required to complete this nomination however, it is suggested that you submit two or three letters from others that know the person you are nominating.  Letters can be mailed to - Shenandoah Iowa Education Foundation - P.O. Box 351 - Shenandoah, IA 51601 or via email at


Jamie Burdorf, 515-520-7641

Corby Fichter, 712-621-2386

P.O. Box 351

Shenandoah, IA 51601

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