Nomination Form


Shaker alumni fondly recall their excellent education and credit Shaker Heights City Schools for helping them develop skills and competencies which led to their personal and professional successes. So many Shaker alumni have made significant contributions in a wide range of fields, changing their communities and the world in meaningful ways. The Shaker Schools Foundation is delighted to continue to honor exceptional Shaker Heights High School alumni by inducting them into our Hall of Fame.

Since 1986, we have honored 283 Shaker graduates. The ranks include renowned artists, authors, musicians, and athletes; award-winning scientists, educators, and entrepreneurs; and leaders in business, government, law and philanthropy. View a current list of inductees:

We invite you to nominate a Shaker Heights High School alumnus who has shown a lifetime commitment to the Shaker Schools' aspirations of excellence, equity and exploration.

A nominee must:
- Be a Shaker graduate who graduated at least 10 years ago
- Be distinguished and recognized by their peers in their field of endeavor
- Have made significant contributions in a local, state, national or international arena
- Be a positive role model for current Shaker students

Nominations for the 2019 Hall of Fame Class will be accepted through April 30, 2019 and may come from the community at large.

Many outstanding nominations are received every year. Candidates must be able to attend the Hall of Fame assembly and address Shaker students to share their wisdom. The Hall of Fame Committee will ensure that the candidate is available for the events. The dates for this year's events are:

- High School Student Assembly: Friday morning, October 11, 2019
- Hall of Fame Induction Dinner: Saturday evening, October 12, 2019

Please fully complete the following nomination form. In order for our Hall of Fame committee members to provide the most thorough consideration of your nominee, please include as much information as possible, including specific facts and figures regarding the nominee’s career, special honors, peer recognition, published works, public service and other details which paint a complete and compelling portrait of the nominee. We also welcome letters providing supporting documentation submitted by others who know the nominee. This additional information may be submitted to

Each nomination is only considered in the year it is submitted. If you would like to re-submit a previous candidate for consideration, please update the form below so that all information is complete and current.

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