Deadline Friday for East Wall of Fame nominations

The Columbus East Alumni Association is accepting nominees through Friday for the school’s 2017 Wall of Fame.

The alumni association is working to build a legacy of excellence for past, present and future generations of Columbus East students.

People can make a nomination by emailing them to Include a brief biography or description of the candidate, as well as contact information for the nominator and nominee.

Criteria include:

» Columbus East graduate

Special achievements in the nominee’s area of specialization

»Honors, awards or other recognition received

Community service

»Meritorious contributions to society in general or to a specific segment of society

»Memoriam for death “in the line of duty”

A reception for inductees will take place at 6 p.m. Jan. 27, with awards presented at halftime of the East Central at Columbus East boys basketball game.