Distinguished Alumni Recognitions

Now Accepting Nominations For Our 2022 Awards

SAVE THE DATE: CUSF Distinguished Alumni Reception @I Hotel Friday,
April 8th, 2022 5:30-7pm Reception tickets available January 2022

The Distinguished Alumni Awards shall recognize graduates whose achievements, strength of character, and citizenship serve as role models to inspire and challenge today’s youth. The Distinguished Alumni Awards will be open each year to any alumnus or alumna who graduated from the Unit 4 or District 116 high schools no less than ten (10) years prior to that nomination year.

The Local Hero Award recognizes graduates who have demonstrated their commitment to benefiting the Champaign-Urbana community through their volunteer time and efforts. Local Hero recipient(s) must currently live or volunteer within the district boundaries of the two school districts, and must have graduated from the Unit 4 or District 116 high schools no less than ten (10) years prior to that nomination year.

The Local Business Community Impact Award recipients have demonstrated an impact on the community through their commitment to philanthropy, service, and volunteerism, or employing local high school graduates. This award recognizes a local business owner(s) with their business located in Champaign Unit 4 or Urbana District 116 boundaries, who graduated from the Unit 4 or District 116 high schools no less than ten (10) years prior to that nomination year.

Meet the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Recipients

Past Distinguished Alumni