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Community Service & Distinguished Alumni Awards

2020 Community Service and Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner

The Foundation will host its next biennial Awards Dinner in the fall of 2020. Nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Community Service Award are due by December 1. If you are aware of worthy candidates, please let us know. Links to the nomination forms are below.

2018 Community Service and Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner

The East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation hosted its biennial Awards Dinner November 1, 2018 at Thousand Oaks Golf Club to recognize our inspirational community members and successful alumni and to support our students. Through the generosity of sponsors and dinner guests, this event honors our award recipients while supporting the mission of the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation.

The 2018 Community Service and Distinguished Alumni Award recipients: .

• Elizabeth Welch, Class of 1988 - Community Service Award Recipient, public education advocate.

• Dr. Henry "Fritz" Schaefer III, Class of 1962 - Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipient, world renowned scientist.

Previous Award Recipients

Nominations can be submitted to the Foundation office at any time. You may make a nomination by clicking on the links below:

Distinguished Alumni Award 

Community Service Award 


Downloadable forms are also available:

Please contact the EGR Schools Foundation Office at (616) 235-3535 for more information.

Thank you!