East alumni association seeks Wall of Fame nominees

Nominators have until Friday to suggest candidates for the fourth group of inductees into the Columbus East High School Wall of Fame.

The Columbus East 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 cbobmoats@yahoo.com. 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 2017 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.

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