Distinguished Graduate Application Form
The Plymouth Whitemarsh High School Distinguished Graduates Organization (PWHS DGO) is recognized and sanctioned as an official activity of the Colonial School Board. The purpose of the organization is to recognize distinguished graduates of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School in the areas of: Academics, Arts, Athletics, Business, Humanities, and Public Service and to serve as examples of excellence for undergraduate students. A maximum of six candidates annually may be selected to the PWHS DGO by the Board of Directors with such assistance as they deem necessary. Recommendations for nominees may be sent to the Board of Directors by members of the general alumni and contributing members of the PWHS DGO. Applications may also be submitted by members of the Colonial School District community or by individual graduates. A completed application form shall be forwarded to the high school principal no later than February 1 of the year in which the award is to be made.
The PWHS DGO Board of Directors shall consist of no more than twelve members: three of whom shall be permanent members consisting of one member from the Colonial School Board, the Superintendent of Schools, and the High School Principal. Members shall be elected for a term of two years each with two members being selected each year. Members will be elected by the Board. Officers of the PWHS Distinguished Graduates Organization shall be a Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, and the High School Principal as Secretary/Treasurer. Officers of the organization shall be elected by the Board at an annual meeting held in May of each year with the new officers to take office in July.
Board of Directors
MaryEllen Gorodetzer, Ed.D., Superintendent
Mary Ann Coupe
Dr. Scott Goldberg
Mark Hutchinson, Chairman
Dr. Patricia Iannelli
Sue Moore, School Board Member
Jason Bacani, PWHS Principal