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The Torrington High School Distinguished Alumnus Award acknowledges and honors a THS
graduate who exhibits integrity in their adult life and has made significant contributions to their community, state or nation through educational achievements, professional practice, or public service.

distinguished (adj.):

I. Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent; renowned 2. Dignified in conduct or appearance

Eligibility requirements: 

  • Nominee must have graduated from THS at least ten years ago.
  • Nominee may not be a current employee of the Torrington Board of Education. Nominee also may not be a Torrington elected/appointed official who is directly or indirectly involved in the selection process.
  • Nominee must be able to be present to receive the award at the THS Scholarship Awards Ceremony in June.
Nomination and selection process:

The Distinguished Alumnus Form must be completed and submitted to the Superintendent's Office by March 1 2019. 
Late submissions will not be considered for this year but will be put in the file for review next year. Nomination forms may be submitted via email to or by mail to Torrington Board of Education, Attention: Superintendent's Office, 355 Migeon Avenue, Torrington, CT 06790.

  • The Board of Education's School Improvement and Community Relations Committee will review and select a recipient. The recipient will be contacted by May 1st of the award year.
  • The Award will be given at the THS Scholarship Awards Night at the end of May or early June.
  • Nominations that are not awarded will remain under consideration for the next 3 award cycles following their submission.